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Button

Object Number: 
INV.6708.1
Date: 
1750-1800
Medium: 
Brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3/4 in. ( 1.9 cm )
Description: 
Brass button; domed.
Gallery Label: 
According to an attached label, this button was found at 151st and 152nd Avenues in Queens, New York. The label gave a date of June 12, 1927, but did not clarify whether the object was found on that date, or presented that day to the Society.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group