Button: disk shape

Object Number: 
1936.485
Date: 
1840-1900
Medium: 
Shell, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3/8 x 1 1/8 in. ( 1 x 2.9 cm )
Description: 
Circular shell button with metal shank on reverse anchored to the center with metal stud on obverse; button is slightly depressed in the middle.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Major E. Gibert Schermerhorn
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group