Button

Description
Plain, flat, circular, single-piece button with loop shank brazed on back. Back stamped incuse inside two concentric bands around perimeter "*** STRONG *** / GILT" in roman letters. One of two "STRONG GILT" buttons, 1982.0090.09H and L, from a collection of 15 buttons, 1982.0090.09A-O.
"STRONG GILT" refers to quality not maker.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
button
date made
1810 - 1840
Physical Description
gilt brass (button material)
copper (shank material)
Measurements
overall: 1/4 in x 3/4 in; .635 cm x 1.905 cm
place made
United Kingdom: England
United States: New England
ID Number
1982.0090.09L
catalog number
1982.0090.09L
accession number
1982.0090
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Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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