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Buttons (2) (France), ca. 1880

This is a Buttons (2). It is dated ca. 1880 and we acquired it in 1942. Its medium is stamped and painted brass, cut steel. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Frederick Saltonstall Gould. It is credited Gift of Mrs. Frederick Saltonstall Gould.

Its dimensions are

a: Diam.: 2.6 cm (1 in.) b: Diam.: 2.0 cm (13/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Buttons (2) (France), ca. 1880; stamped and painted brass, cut steel; a: Diam.: 2.6 cm (1 in.) b: Diam.: 2.0 cm (13/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. Frederick Saltonstall Gould; 1942-2-9-a,b

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Paisley.

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