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This and 43 other objects are a part of a set whose first object is Buttons of Various Materials Europe and America, 19th and 20th centuries Button Card 042.

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1905

  • Work on this object ended.

1940

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2022

  • You found it!

Button (USA)

This is a Button. It is dated ca. 1900 and we acquired it in 1940. Its medium is tin, painted. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

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Button (USA); tin, painted; 1940-56-2

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