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Button (USA), ca. 1917

This is a Button. It is dated ca. 1917 and we acquired it in 1940. Its medium is copper and brass. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Ada C. Hudson. It is credited Gift of Ada C. Hudson.

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Button (USA), ca. 1917; copper and brass; Gift of Ada C. Hudson; 1940-34-1

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