#171 18th-C Passementerie & Repoussé

Two medium buttons from the late 18th or early 19th century including a gilt metal repoussé woodback and a foil covered passementerie with sequin, coiled wire thread, and paste decoration. The woodback retains the original catgut thread and the passementerie reverse shows stitched and gathered linen. Est. selling price is $100-200.