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Button, 19th century

This is a Button. It is dated 19th century and we acquired it in 1931. Its medium is painted copper. 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.

Its dimensions are

Diam.: 2.6 cm (1 in.)

Cite this object as

Button, 19th century; painted copper; Diam.: 2.6 cm (1 in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1931-59-876

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Paisley.

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