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Button w/string: black

Object Number: 
INV.6829
Date: 
ca. 1855-1886
Medium: 
Rubber, plastic
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1/2 x 3/4 in. ( 1.3 x 1.9 cm )
Marks: 
impressed: underside of button: "N - R CO. / GOODYEAR'S P - T."
Description: 
Circular hard rubber button with metal loop on the back for attachment.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group