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Buttons

Buttons
Title
Buttons
Date 
1800-1830
Medium 
Ivory, bronze
Dimensions 
largest: 1/2 x 1/2 x 1/4 in.
Description 
Ivory buttons with bronze shanks.
Object Number 
Z.2685a-x
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