Button

Description (Brief)
The button is made of celluloid and has an image of an eye with a three-link piece of chain above it. A toy goat dangles from the attached ribbon. The goat has the Viscoloid Co. trademark. It is white with grayish highlights. The button is unmarked. The three-link chain is the symbol of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
button
date made
1901-1915
maker
Viscoloid Company
Physical Description
cellulose nitrate (button and toy material)
silk (ribbon material)
Measurements
overall: 9.5 cm x 4.8 cm x 1.5 cm; 3 3/4 in x 1 7/8 in x 9/16 in
ID Number
2006.0098.1291
accession number
2006.0098
catalog number
2006.0098.1291
subject
Celluloid
Industry & Manufacturing
Fraternal Associations
Odd Fellowship
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Celluloid
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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