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 tin verre fixé, ivory (backing), glass, gilt metal. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.
This object was donated by R. Keith Kane.
Cite this object as
Button (Haiti); Attributed to Agostino Brunias (Italian, ca. 1730–1796); gouache paint on tin verre fixé, ivory (backing), glass, gilt metal; 1949-94-8