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Button (England), late 18th century

This is a Button. It is dated late 18th century and we acquired it in 1925. Its medium is stoneware. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Sarah Cooper Hewitt and Eleanor Garnier Hewitt. It is credited Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

L x W x D: 1.8 x 1 cm (11/16 x 3/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Button (England), late 18th century; stoneware; L x W x D: 1.8 x 1 cm (11/16 x 3/8 in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1925-2-34-a,b

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18310009/ |title=Button (England), late 18th century |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=15 August 2020 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>