Pearl and blue glass button

1700 - 1900 (c.)

Luckock Collection, Birmingham Museums & Art Gallery

A mother-of-pearl button, produced around 1795, and engraved with concentric designs. The inner section is coloured with red pigment, while the outer section is gilt. This button has a drilled brass swaged-in shank.

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Image courtesy of: Birmingham Museums & Art Gallery
Donor ref: 1953 F86