Button

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1860-1870

GUSN

GUSN-50476

Description

Round button with cloissonne enamel-filled relief design of concentric abstract floral borders surrounding a central blossom. Enameled in blue, dark blue and white. Button closure is formed from a narrow post soldered to the center back of the button. The post is topped by a small round, flat dome.

Details

Descriptive Terms

buttons (fasteners)
Button

Associated Building

Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

0.5 x 0.75 (WxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman

Accession Number

1985.526