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Card of buttons

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1950s (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    John Templeton (Buttons) Ltd. (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Card and cellulose acetate

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr and Mrs John Innell

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Card of 8 cellulose acetate buttons in red, black, orange and pink, and machine turned including rose and square turning.

Only 8 buttons survive, as originally the card would have held 16 buttons.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)


1950s (made)


John Templeton (Buttons) Ltd. (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Card and cellulose acetate

Marks and inscriptions

On red 'Dymo' label


Length: 19 cm, Width: 17 cm

Object history note

Part of The Selwyn Slater Collection T.104 to 144-1984.

Descriptive line

Card of 8 cellulose acetate buttons, John Templeton (Buttons) Ltd., Great Britain, 1950s


Textiles; Clothing; Accessories


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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