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Button Sample Book (France), late 18th century

This is a Button sample book. It is dated late 18th century and we acquired it in 1921. Its medium is paper, metal foil, thread, paillettes. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Eleanor Garnier Hewitt and Sarah Cooper Hewitt. It is credited Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.

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Button Sample Book (France), late 18th century; paper, metal foil, thread, paillettes; Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1921-22-61

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