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Brass waistcoat button depicting a laurel wreath and the motto, "Long live the President" around the edge. Loop-back button with flat face, affixed to card.
"11.8-9 / Waistcoat Buttons / worn at a ball in honor of / Washington at the Charleston (S.C.) / Exchange in 1791 / Gift of F. H. Bigelow" (handwritten)
United States or Great Britain
9/16 (diameter) (inches)
Gift of Mr. Francis H. Bigelow
Title Button Accession Number 1911.8