Coral, gold; leather, silk, metal
overall (case): 7/8 x 2 3/4 x 1 1/2 in. ( 2.2 x 7 x 3.8 cm ) overall (each stud): 3/8 x 3/8 in. ( 1 x 1 cm )
stamped: inside lid, center: "BLACK, STARR & FROST / 5TH AVE. COR. 39 ST. / NEW YORK"
Three matching coral and gold shirt studs in case; each stud is a coral rosette in a gold setting with circular shank on reverse; red leather case with arched lid hinged at the back and with metal clasp fastener center front, inside lid is lined with white satin, box is lined with white velvet with slots to secure each stud.
A note found inside the case indicates that these shirt studs are originally from the Edward Gilbert Schermerhorn family.
Gift of Mrs. J. Harper Skillin, 1956
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.