They sat for evenings ( and afternoons ) on end. Aunt Helen and her sister.
Stitching their buttons onto cardboard in a pleasing manner. It was a thing, then, to stick them in geometric patterns.
These have been store for a long time. Surface dust , slight odor from storage. I’m working to air them out.
75 +/- buttons
Novelty- there’s even a filbert shaped and painted button.
Sail boat painted on wood
Largest 1 1/2” diameter
11 1/2” x 7
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