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This sleeve button has a black glass inset with raised dots on the front. Unlike most examples, this button also has decorative foliate patterns on the back.

Site: 18CV91 Smith’s St. Leonard

Context: Lot 319, Test Unit 5344, Layer A. Plowzone in the slave quarter area.  

Site Date Range: c. 1711-1754

Material: Copper alloy and glass

Diameter: 0.48” (12.1 mm)

Link Length: N/A

Description:
This sleeve button has a black glass inset with raised dots on the front.  Unlike most examples, this button also has decorative foliate patterns on the back.