Set of Buttons

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1860-1865

GUSN

GUSN-25414

Description

Round button with raised top; gold colored."MIT" surrounded by circle of tiny stars on finely ribbed background. Stamped on reverse, "Waterbury Button Co./ Waterbury CON."

Details

Descriptive Terms

buttons (fasteners)
accessories
metal
BUTTON

Associated Building

Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Waterbury Button Co. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Waterbury, CT, USA

Dimensions

0.875 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman

Accession Number

1985.585.1-11

Places

Connecticut (United States)