Share your favorites on Show & Tell

Bakelite? Pineapple Button?

In Accessories > Show & Tell and Sewing > Buttons > Show & Tell.
Sewing788 of 1215NewHome vintage model 108etched button
Love it
Like it

ButtonistaButtonista likes this.
Add to collection

Please create an account, or Log in here

If you don't have an account, create one here.

Create a Show & TellReport as inappropriate

Posted 4 years ago


(2 items)

I found this in a box of items from my 94 yr old Aunt and have no idea what it is... It kind of reminds me of a button, since it's the right size. I'm really stumped- any clues? Thanks


Mystery Solved


  1. Buttonista, 4 years ago
    It's a coat/cape clasp. It would normally have a identical piece on the other side but with a hook that fits into the loop part. Does that make sense? It appears to be carved Bakelite from the 1940's! Nice!
  2. pschroed, 4 years ago
    Hi Buttonista,

    Thanks so much for your helpful comments and solving this mystery for me. I loved looking at your gorgeous buttons and will definitely be on the lookout for neat buttons in the future. Take care

Want to post a comment?

Create an account or login in order to post a comment.