Not currently on display at the V&A

Button Blank

ca. 1860 (made)

object details
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
The mother-of-pearl is Pinctada sp.
Brief Description
Dark shell button, Manila, c.1860
  • Diameter: 250mm
  • Height: 20mm
Object history
RF number is 2000/929.
Accession Number

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record createdJune 24, 2009
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