Coll. of clothing buttons on card in env. w/animal designs

Object Number: 
INV.6738
Date: 
ca. 1840
Medium: 
Horn, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall (on card): 5/8 x 7 1/2 x 3 1/8 in. (1.6 x 19.1 x 7.9 cm)
Description: 
Collection of 11 circular horn buttons on card; each button has an image of an animal in relief, including dogs, boars, deer and a horse; sewn to card by metal shanks on reverse.
Gallery Label: 
A notation on the card dates these buttons at 1840.
Credit Line: 
Gift of De Witt M. Lockman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group