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Button

Object Number: 
1942.612
Date: 
1820-1830
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7/8 in. ( 2.2 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: back: "TREBLE GILT/STANDARD COLOUR"
Description: 
Gilded metal button stamped on front with eagle grasping branch in one talon, and arrows in other talon, encircled by border of stars, with shield on breast.
Gallery Label: 
According to accession records, this button was worn on the uniform of Henry Dearborn during his term as America's Minister to Portugal, from 1822-1824.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Eliza R. and Mary M. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group