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.2696a-v
Date: 
1900-1940
Medium: 
Metal, bone
Dimensions: 
largest: 1/8 x 5/8 in. ( 0.3 x 1.6 cm )
Description: 
Buttons; bone center covered by thin gilded metal sheet.
Gallery Label: 
These buttons were found in the files of the N-YHS Field Exploration Committee. They were probably part of a collection of replicas of 18th and 19th century buttons owned by William L. Calver, the Committee's chairman.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group