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Object ID 003337

Object Name Amson Furtsch leaf buttons

Object Desc Cardstock with button attached.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002974

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Sewing


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Fashion Exhibit

Object Date

Start Year Range 1905

End Year Range 1955

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords buttons,sewing,Amson Furtsch,

Title Amson Furtsch leaf buttons

Description Button spreadsheet with a white backsplash and blue lettering and trim. Buttons are outlined with purple squares. Has 2257 on upper left. 39 is in upper left corner.


Approx Collection Date

Height 5

Length 0

Width 8

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Amson Furtsch

Maker Details Was in the novelties and buttons industry in New York City. 1905-1955, had 6 different stores in a specific area of New York City (the 14-42 area)

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY2974



Date MAY 23,2015

Summary Fair

Assessor Rachel Niswander

Notes Some dark smudges on right side. Crease on left side, near seccond tan/light brown button from the top. Bottom left corner is wrinkled/creased.


Date MAY 23,2015

Summary Status change

Notes Status changed to On Exhibit from On-Site Collection Storage - automatic entry by admin

Date MAY 23,2015

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Fashion Exhibit from Room 1, Closet, Shelf 5 - automatic entry by admin