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Button (Haiti)

This is a Button. It was attributed to Agostino Brunias and made for Toussaint L'Ouverture. We acquired it in 1949. Its medium is gouache paint on ivory verre fixé (affixed to) glass, ivory (backing), gilt metal. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by R. Keith Kane.

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Button (Haiti); Attributed to Agostino Brunias (Italian, ca. 1730–1796); gouache paint on ivory verre fixé (affixed to) glass, ivory (backing), gilt metal; 1949-94-1

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