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Button

Object Number: 
INV.6288.5
Date: 
1820-1830
Medium: 
Brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 in. ( 2.5 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: back: "EXTRA RICH" (ribbon under mark)
Description: 
Brass button; stamped eagle perched atop cannon in center front, inside roped border; stamped mark on back.
Gallery Label: 
According to an attached label, this fragment was found at Maspeth in Queens, New York City. The label gave a date of July, 1929, but did not say whether the object was found on that date, or donated to the Society on that date.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group