A dress button; 16th century - early 17th century
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 31cm x 22cm

A dress button; 16th century - early 17th century

© Museum of London

Full image caption

An openwork mount in the form of a five-petaled double rose with annular stamens picked out in white enamel. The petals retain traces of degraded translucent amber enamel and the calyx points are picked out in translucent green. The outer petals are bisected by radial ribs with white enamel dots and dark blue tips. The centre is pierced for a pearl (now missing). Part of the Cheapside Hoard.
 

Date

1500 AD - 1625 AD
 

Image Number

011509
 

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