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Set Of Ten Buttons (France), 1775–80

This is a Set of Ten Buttons. It is dated 1775–80 and we acquired it in 1931. Its medium is cut paper on silk set in copper with glass covers. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was bequest of Sarah Cooper Hewitt. It is credited Bequest of Sarah Cooper Hewitt.

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Its dimensions are

Diam.: 3.8 cm (1 1/2 in.)

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Set Of Ten Buttons (France), 1775–80; cut paper on silk set in copper with glass covers; Diam.: 3.8 cm (1 1/2 in.); Bequest of Sarah Cooper Hewitt; 1931-6-3-a/j

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Hewitt Sisters Collect.

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