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You will receive one bag of 50 Turkoman buttons in mixed colors and styles similar to those pictured in the photo. Light to medium weight Turkoman buttons can be used for decorating belts, bras, and other tribal belly dance and theater costumes. Each button has a soldered loop on the underside for sewing to a garment. Turkoman are a minority group in Afghanistan. These metal buttons are characteristic of what they use to embellish textiles, belts, vests, hats, etc.

SIZE: Dimensions are approximate. Buttons range in size from 1/4" to 3/4" diameter.

COLOR: Metal color is a mix of silver and golden tones.

COMPOSITION: Base metal alloy containing copper and other metals, often referred to as gillet, alpaca, or white metal in the trade.

CONDITION: Good vintage condition, despite age and wear. Imported from Northwest Pakistan. Metal contains patina. Metal buttons have dents, scratches, and flaws due to age and wear.

Vintage Turkoman MIXED Metal Buttons Bag of 50

Overview

  • Vintage Supply
  • Materials: white metal, alpaca, gillet, base metal alloy
  • Ships worldwide from Connecticut, United States
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