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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:

    T.135-1984

  • 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)

Date

1950s (made)

Artist/maker

John Templeton (Buttons) Ltd. (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Card and cellulose acetate

Marks and inscriptions

'POLYROD'
On red 'Dymo' label

Dimensions

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

Categories

Textiles; Clothing; Accessories

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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