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Button

Button

  • Date:

    ca. 1840 (made)

  • Museum number:

    M.28-1997

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Cut steel buttons were an expensive and stylish trimming on both men’s and women’s garments, sparkling in candlelight and matching cut steel buckles and other jewellery. They were fashionable between the late 18th and mid 19th centuries.

Date

ca. 1840 (made)

Dimensions

Diameter: 33 mm

Descriptive line

England c.1840; Cut steel

Materials

Steel

Techniques

Cut steel

Categories

Household objects; Metalwork

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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