3 Flower Buttons

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Object Name: 
3 Flower Buttons
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
87.4.54
Dimensions: 
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Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1932
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Edward L. Bush
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass with shades of pink, green and violet paint; press molded. Each button pressed into the same mold in the form of a open conical flower blossom with eight flaring petals that appear to overlap; flat circular center whose faceted backside has been drilled through horizontally to form a fastening channel; each button is two-color painted on the backside with petals in alternating colors: (1) transparent chartreuse/opaque forest green, (2) transparent and opaque violet, (3) transparent and opaque pink; unsigned.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Bush, Louise, Source