Buttons

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Object Name: 
Buttons
Accession Number: 
98.4.293 C
Dimensions: 
Card: W: 12.8 cm; L: 20.4 cm; Buttons: H: .3 cm; Diam: 1 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1944-1946
Credit Line: 
Gift of Corning, Inc., Dept. of Archives and Record Management
Primary Description: 
Cards: white paper; red and blue design; non-lead glass: opaque brick red, opaque green, opaque blue-black; iridescent coating; pressed; coated (buttons); rectangular shaped card; circular buttons; index card striped on one side, one red stripe and 18 equally spaced blue stripes the length of the card; other side of card plain, three columns of numbers written in black ink on plain side, first column reads "46/47/48," second reads "49/50/51," and third reads "52/53/54;" above each number are two rows for three buttons and old glue; buttons have four holes and concave tops, bottoms flat; five buttons remain attached to card: two blue-black above #49, one green above #52, two brick red above #53; two brick red buttons loose in envelope.
Provenance: 
Corning Inc., Dept. of Archives and Record Management, Former Collection