Buttons

Buttons

by Alan Meredith, Gillian Meredith
     
 

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Buttons have been made from almost every known material. Their study provides insight into fashion trends, the clothing industry and social history in general. This book introduces an array of these treasures from the past, to show the variety of materials and the intricate design and workmanship incorporated in the making of the button.

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Buttons have been made from almost every known material. Their study provides insight into fashion trends, the clothing industry and social history in general. This book introduces an array of these treasures from the past, to show the variety of materials and the intricate design and workmanship incorporated in the making of the button.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780747811794
Publisher:
Bloomsbury USA
Publication date:
10/20/2011
Series:
Shire Library , #382
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
40
Sales rank:
1,021,611
File size:
6 MB

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Meet the Author

Alan and Gillian Meredith have been button collectors for over thirty years, undertaking much original research and writing artciles for leading antiques magazines, as well as appearing on television and radio. They owned the first and only button museum in Great Britain. creating a focus for those interested in the history, design and manufacture of buttons, as well as introducing a fascinating subject to the general public.

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