Thanksgiving Hours

The Museum will close early at 3 pm on Wednesday, November 22, and will be closed all day on Thursday, November 23. The Museum will be open on Friday, November 24, 10 am to 8 pm. Have a happy Thanksgiving!

Buttons

Object Number: 
Z.2684a-tt
Date: 
1800-1830
Medium: 
Ivory, bronze
Dimensions: 
largest: 1/2 x 1/2 x 1/4 in. ( 1.3 x 1.3 x 0.6 cm )
Description: 
Ivory buttons with bronze shanks.
Gallery Label: 
These buttons were found in the files of the New-York Historical Society's Field Exploration Committee. They may have been worn on a woman's garment.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group