Lamb of God Button

Description (Brief):

The Scovill Manufacturing Company of Waterbury, Connecticut produced this button around the middle of the 19th century. Scovill was established in 1802 as a button manufacturer that is still in business today. Scovill is an important example of early American industrial manufacturing that adapted armory machines to mass-produce a variety of consumer goods including buttons, daguerreotype mats, medals, coins, and tokens.

Description (Brief)

The button has an image of a haloed lamb with cross and banner.

Date Made: mid 19th century

Maker: Scovill Manufacturing Company

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Connecticut, Waterbury

See more items in: Work and Industry: Production and Manufacturing, Industry & Manufacturing, Scovill Manufacturing Collection


Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Scovill, Inc.

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1981.0296.1557Accession Number: 1981.0296Catalog Number: 1981.0296.1557

Object Name: button

Physical Description: brass (overall material)Measurements: overall: 3.6 cm; 1 7/16 in


Record Id: nmah_1382588

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