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Sales Book Of Sample Buttons (France), late 18th–early 19th century

This is a Sales book of sample buttons. It is dated late 18th–early 19th century and we acquired it in 1921. Its medium is pinchbeck, gilded metal, metal foil, thread, paillettes (sequins); paper, woven fabric (cover). It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Eleanor Garnier Hewitt and Sarah Cooper Hewitt. It is credited Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D (showing 4 panels with buttons, fabric flap and straps): 49 x 70 x 3 cm (19 5/16 x 27 9/16 x 1 3/16 in.)

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18710247/ |title=Sales Book Of Sample Buttons (France), late 18th–early 19th century |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=25 January 2020 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>