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Buttons

Buttons
Title
Buttons
Date 
1900-1940
Medium 
Brass
Dimensions 
largest: 1/4 x 3/4 in. ( 0.6 x 1.9 cm )
Description 
Brass buttons; disk-shaped and curved; with basket design on front and wreath on back.
Object Number 
Z.2695a-dd
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