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Button (probably France), probably ca. 1840

This is a Button. It is dated probably ca. 1840 and we acquired it in 1959. Its medium is wood, gilt and lacquered metal. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Julia Hutchins Wolcott. It is credited Bequest of Julia Hutchins Wolcott.

Its dimensions are

Diameter: 4.1 cm (1 5/8 in.)

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Button (probably France), probably ca. 1840; wood, gilt and lacquered metal; Diameter: 4.1 cm (1 5/8 in.); Bequest of Julia Hutchins Wolcott; 1959-66-181

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