Vest button

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1855-1865

GUSN

GUSN-284590

Description

Each button in this set of twelve is composed of a micromosaic view of an ancient Roman architectural site. Each micromosaic is set in black glass and mounted in gold with an applied rope border. Each button attaches with a hook on the reverse. The set of twelve buttons are in their original black leather case with white silk and red velvet lining.

Details

Descriptive Terms

buttons (fasteners)
Stud

Additional Identification Number

171

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing -- Accessory

Dimensions

9/16 x 9/16 x 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1930.160.5