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

Object Type

Clothing--Accessory

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)