Perseus' Buttons Set

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

GUSN

GUSN-34169

Description

Set of twenty metal buttons showing Perseus sitting on a rock and holding a shield in his left hand with a spear crossing over his body. The edges of the buttons are decorated with a crown of olive leaves.

Details

Descriptive Terms

buttons (fasteners)
brass (alloy)
Notion
Fastener, Textile
Button
Button

Inscription

T.W. & W on the top of the button; H on the left and M on the right of the button; PARIS on the bottom of button. (Stamped)

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

1/4 (H), 5/8 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Anne F. Caryl

Accession Number

1931.1170