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Buttons

Object Number: 
Z.2706a-t
Date: 
1900-1940
Medium: 
Brass
Dimensions: 
largest: 1/4 x 3/4 in. ( 0.6 x 1.9 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: a-t) back: "STANDARD GILT/WARRANTED"
Description: 
Brass buttons; disk-shaped.
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