Sales Book Of Sample Buttons (France), late 18th–early 19th century
Sample book of buttons (1921-22-104/191) composed of five rectangular paper panels on woven fabric backing, four panels with rows of buttons made of gilded metal, foil, paillettes, or combinations of these materials. Paper panels with saleman's(?) headings and numbers written in ink; woven fabric backing with flap and ties. Fifth panel with numbered circular indentations where button were once mounted (buttons removed).