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This and 27 other objects are a part of a set whose first object is Steel Buttons, England and France, 18th and 19th Centuries Button Card.

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1931

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Button (France), 19th century

This is a Button. It is dated 19th century and we acquired it in 1931. Its medium is steel. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Eleanor Garnier Hewitt and Sarah Cooper Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 3 cm (1 3/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Button (France), 19th century; steel; H x diam.: 3 cm (1 3/16 in.); 1931-59-260

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