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Button, late 18th century

This is a Button. It is dated late 18th century and we acquired it in 1940. Its medium is wood, metal, glass, linen. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Virginia Gerson.

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Button, late 18th century; wood, metal, glass, linen; 1940-28-1

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18558989/ |title=Button, late 18th century |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=23 July 2021 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>