Pinback button

Object Number: 
2002.1.4013
Date: 
1896-1920
Medium: 
Celluloid, metal, paper
Dimensions: 
1/8 x 7/8 in. diameter
Description: 
A beige pinback button printed with a yellow letter "W" over a bicycle spoke and tire pattern encircled by the words "White./ White Sewing Machine Co., Cleveland, O." In the early 1900's, White Sewing also marketed such diverse products as bicycles, roller skates, phonographs, kerosene lamps, automatic lathes and screw machines, as well as sewing accessories. One of an extensive collection of bicycle themed buttons, studs, stick pins and pendants, 2002.1.3948 through 2002.1.4038
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group