Button/ clothing

Object Number: 
2002.1.3369
Date: 
1910-1920
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
5/8 x 7/8 in. diameter
Description: 
Seven blackened copper colored metal military clothes buttons, the tops embossed with a spread winged eagle behind a shield with laurel branches and arrows in its talons and a "E Pluribus Unum" banner in its beak, all below a sunburst. The reverses of three are blank, one is engraved "R. Leibman Mfg. Co. Newark, N.J.", and three read "J.R. Caunt & Son, LTD./ Rouse's Point, N.Y." Probably vintage World War I.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group