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Button (France), 18th century

This is a Button. It is dated 18th century and we acquired it in 1931. Its medium is mother-of-peal, brass, enamel, glass. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

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

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Button (France), 18th century; mother-of-peal, brass, enamel, glass; Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1931-59-230

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