Death head buttons were used on men's coats and waistcoats throughout the 18th and into the early 19th century. They were used on everyday business attire not for best dress. These death head buttons are a good size for a coat and hand made on a wood blank of silk thread. Since these are hand made there is a limited supply.
Directions to make your own "death head" buttons are in "Death Head" buttons their use and construction.
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This product was added to our catalog on Sunday 16 January, 2011.