Not currently on display at the V&A

Button

1939-1945 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Button of silver gilt. Flower-shaped. The design consists of five lumps of metal of roughly leaf shape, and with coarsely finished surfaces. Each leaf has a stalk which curves back, and all the stalks are soldered together and form a shank for sewing purposes. Reference number 665.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Silver gilt
Brief Description
Button of silver gilt, designed by François Victor Hugo for Schiaparelli, France, 1939-1945
Physical Description
Button of silver gilt. Flower-shaped. The design consists of five lumps of metal of roughly leaf shape, and with coarsely finished surfaces. Each leaf has a stalk which curves back, and all the stalks are soldered together and form a shank for sewing purposes. Reference number 665.
Dimensions
  • Diameter: 3.3cm
  • Diameter: 1.25in
Credit line
Given by Dr L. V. Beck
Collection
Accession Number
T.131-1965

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record createdJune 24, 2009
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