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Buttons

Object Number: 
1935.99ff-gg
Date: 
1880-1898
Medium: 
Brass
Dimensions: 
largest: 5/8 x 3/4 in. ( 1.6 x 1.9 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: front, inside banner: "INFANTERIA"; back: "J. FEU/BARCELONA"
Description: 
Dome-shaped brass buttons with shield-shaped coat of arms in center, flanked by columns on both sides, crown at top and banner at bottom.
Gallery Label: 
These buttons were collected by the donor during her service as a nurse in the Spanish-American War. The buttons were worn on the uniforms of Spanish troops.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Anna P. Osmers
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group