Pinback button

Object Number: 
2002.1.3923
Date: 
1890-1920
Medium: 
Celluloid, metal, paper
Dimensions: 
1/8 x 2 1/8 in. diameter
Description: 
A beige pinback button with a comical drawing of a stting camel wearing a red fez and a formal man's shirt with fancy collar and cuff encircled by the words in blue and red "Oriental Troy New York/ Compliments of/ International Shirt and Collar Co.", and on the reverse in fancy black script "International/ Armor Brand/ Shirt Collars and Cuffs/ Noble goods for 'Nobles' wear".
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group