Pair of lapel buttons

Object Number: 
INV.7234ab
Date: 
1892
Medium: 
Silk, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3/4 in. ( 1.9 cm )
Description: 
Lapel buttons covered in jacquard woven silk image of stars and stripe shield with diagonal banner "H & R"; inscribed "PROTECTION/RECIPROCITY"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group