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Button
  • Button
    Hugo, François Victor, born 1899 - died 1981
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Button

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    1939-1945 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Hugo, François Victor, born 1899 - died 1981 (designer)
    House of Schiaparelli (designed for)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Metal, celluloid and diamante paste

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Dr L. V. Beck

  • Museum number:

    T.149-1965

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Circular button of metal and paste. Domed. The design consists of a floral spray made from white metal set with diamante stones. This is attached to the metal base by two wires which are twisted round the shank on the reverse. The metal base is set into a metal ring which has a corrugated collar and within this is set the domed celluloid cover. Reference number 535 PT.

Place of Origin

France (made)

Date

1939-1945 (made)

Artist/maker

Hugo, François Victor, born 1899 - died 1981 (designer)
House of Schiaparelli (designed for)

Materials and Techniques

Metal, celluloid and diamante paste

Dimensions

Diameter: 1 in, Diameter: 2.6 cm

Descriptive line

Circular button of metal and paste, designed by François Victor Hugo for Schiaparelli, France, 1939-1945

Categories

Accessories; Fashion; Clothing; Metalwork

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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