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Buttons On Sales Card (USA), ca. 1851

This is a Buttons on Sales Card. It is dated ca. 1851 and we acquired it in 1940. Its medium is molded vulcanized rubber, printed cardboard. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Syncellus L. Mount. It is credited Gift of Syncellus L. Mount.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 20.2 × 12.2 × 0.8 cm (7 15/16 × 4 13/16 × 5/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Buttons On Sales Card (USA), ca. 1851; molded vulcanized rubber, printed cardboard; H x W x D: 20.2 × 12.2 × 0.8 cm (7 15/16 × 4 13/16 × 5/16 in.); Gift of Syncellus L. Mount; 1940-106-1

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