This and 29 other objects are a part of a set whose first object is Mainly TOMBAC metal buttons ("white brass") 18th and 19th centuries Button Card.

Object Timeline


  • We acquired this object.




  • You found it!


This is a Button. We acquired it in 1931. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Sarah Cooper Hewitt.

Cite this object as

Button; 1931-59-765-a

There are restrictions for re-using this image. For more information, visit the Smithsonian’s Terms of Use page.

For higher resolution or commercial use contact ArtResource.

If you would like to cite this object in a Wikipedia article please use the following template:

<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url= |title=Button |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=8 December 2021 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>