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  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    1937-1938 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Elsa Schiaparelli, born 1890 - died 1973 (designer)
    Clément, Jean (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Cast plaster, painted and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lady Alexandra Trevor-Roper

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Cast plaster button in the form of a drum.

Place of Origin

France (made)


1937-1938 (made)


Elsa Schiaparelli, born 1890 - died 1973 (designer)
Clément, Jean (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Cast plaster, painted and gilded

Descriptive line

Cast plaster button, designed by Schiaparelli and made by Jean Clément, France, 1937-1938.




Casting; Painting

Subjects depicted

Drums (membranophones)


Fashion; Accessories; Clothing

Production Type

Haute couture


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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