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Button

This is a Button. It was attributed to Agostino Brunias. It is dated late 18th century and we acquired it in 1949. Its medium is gouache paint verre fixeé, ivory (backing), glass, gilt metal. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by R. Keith Kane. It is credited Gift of R. Keith Kane from the Estate of Mrs. Robert B. Noyes.

  • Sheet Music, Indianola
  • lithograph on paper.
  • Collection of Smithsonian Libraries, Cooper Hewitt, M1630.2.H46 I53 1918.
  • 89.2016.14

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 1 × 3.7 cm (3/8 × 1 7/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Button; Attributed to Agostino Brunias (Italian, ca. 1730–1796); gouache paint verre fixeé, ivory (backing), glass, gilt metal; H x diam.: 1 × 3.7 cm (3/8 × 1 7/16 in.); Gift of R. Keith Kane from the Estate of Mrs. Robert B. Noyes; 1949-94-9

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