A small 17th century brass button found in excavations in Amsterdam and Historic Huguenot Street. This button most likely belonged to a man’s jacket or coat as the buttons in a man’s jackets and coats in the 17th century Dutch fashion were very small, numerous, decorative, and functional (“History of Buttons”).

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A small 17th century brass button found in excavations in Amsterdam and Historic Huguenot Street. This button most likely belonged to a man’s jacket or coat as the buttons in a man’s jackets and coats in the 17th century Dutch fashion were very small, numerous, decorative, and functional (“History of Buttons”).

Date

1640-01-01

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“A small 17th century brass button found in excavations in Amsterdam and Historic Huguenot Street. This button most likely belonged to a man’s jacket or coat as the buttons in a man’s jackets and coats in the 17th century Dutch fashion were very small, numerous, decorative, and functional (“History of Buttons”).,” Hudson River Valley Heritage Exhibits, accessed April 18, 2024, https://omeka.hrvh.org/items/show/602.

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