Date: 10th Century

Place of Production: Bulgaria(?)

Description: This delicate and beautiful button may have adorned a scarf or other clothing of either a priest or a layman. Although we do not know much about it, the button is similar to others found at Preslav, the capital of the Bulgarian empire in the early tenth century.

Held at: Metropolitan Museum of New York

Accession Number: 2003.155

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