Not currently on display at the V&A

Button

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

Button of glazed earthenware. With a red glaze. The shape resembles a clover leaf with three fleshy leaves. In between each leaf is a silver prong which in turn is soldered onto a silver disc at the back. There is a shank for sewing purposes at the back. Reference number 429 c.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Glazed earthenware, soldered silver
Brief Description
Button of glazed earthenware, designed by François Victor Hugo for Schiaparelli, France, 1939-1945
Physical Description
Button of glazed earthenware. With a red glaze. The shape resembles a clover leaf with three fleshy leaves. In between each leaf is a silver prong which in turn is soldered onto a silver disc at the back. There is a shank for sewing purposes at the back. Reference number 429 c.
Dimensions
  • Diameter: 3.3cm
  • Diameter: 1.31in
Credit line
Given by Dr L. V. Beck
Collection
Accession Number
T.111-1965

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record createdJune 24, 2009
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