Bone Buttons

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

GUSN

GUSN-28250

Description

Set of 40 bone buttons possibly made from horn. A string holds the buttons together with another button covered with white weave piece of cotton fabric. NOTE: The original 1918 accession card notes there are 42 bone buttons.

Details

Descriptive Terms

buttons (fasteners)
ivory (tooth component)
Fastener, Button
Fastener, Button

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

7/16 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of William Sumner Appleton

Accession Number

1918.824