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1790 France. Gorgeous embroideries as well as expensive laces used for jabots and cuffs, and buttons, one of the important fashionable items, were essential to finish the appearance of the chic men of the Rococo period.
FOR SALE: GLASS, GLASS SET in METAL - Stunning Vintage DUG (Design Under Glass) Button Set in Metal. Fabulous (Paint & Foil (?) Colors and Design on This Antique Beauty. Circa Mid to Late 1800's. Probably a Man's Waistcoat Button. Measures Just a Hint Over 1" Across. Wonderful Patina on Brass Setting. $40.00 email@example.com