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This and 43 other objects are a part of a set whose first object is Buttons of Various Materials Europe and America, 19th and 20th centuries Button Card 042.

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1940

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Button (possibly Germany), mid-19th century

This is a Button. It is dated mid-19th century and we acquired it in 1940. Its medium is brass. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Virginia Gerson.

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Button (possibly Germany), mid-19th century; brass; 1940-28-4

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