Button - Bone, Organic, circa 18th century-circa early 19th century Archaeology Reg. No: HA 168

One thin bone disc, probably a single-hole pin-shank button, which would place the date of manufacture from the 18th to early 19th century.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Godden Mackay Logan Heritage Consultants, 2009
Discipline: Archaeology - Historical
Dimensions: 18.8 mm (Diameter)

More information

Tagged with: world heritage, royal exhibition building, archaeology, clothing
Themes this item is part of: World Heritage, World Futures, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Royal Exhibition Building Western Forecourt Collection, Clothing & Textiles Collection
Primary Classification: HISTORICAL ARCHAEOLOGY
Secondary Classification: Clothing
Tertiary Classification: fastening
Activity: Clothing
Specific Activity: Fastening
Trench Unit Number: G12/4/020
Manufacturer: c 1700 - c 1825
References: Lindburg 1999: 51
  1. [Article - Journal] Lindberg, J. Buttoning Down Archaeology. Australasian Historical Archaeology. 17: 50-57., 1999, 51 Pages

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