- Place of Origin
- Historical Period/Date
- 17th Century
- Registration Number
- Button Making,Dorset Buttons,
Five handmade Dorset buttons in plastic holder marked 'Dorset buttons circa 1650-1851; The Old Button Shop, Lytchett Minster, Dorset'. The buttons are labelled 'Birds Eyes, Singletons, Black Singletons, Small Singletons, High Tops'. A chart 'The Dorset Crosswheel Button'; showing steps in button making with actual examples of rings, thread and a completed button. Book 'Buttony - the Dorset Heritage' by Mervyn Bright - publ. The Old Button Shop 1971.