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Rushen Internment Camp internee-made buttons

Date made: 1940-1944

Description: Leather or suede buttons made by female internees at Rushen Camp, Port Erin, Second World War. Made from leather off-cuts or scraps collected from local shoe makers in Port Erin. 1-3 Dark blue suede buttons with red suede club shape in centre, one has tag on it 'B607 No. 10 @ 7d ea', hand stitched edge.

Measurements: overall: x x x 2.7 cm

Materials: Leather

Object name: button

Collection: Costume & Textiles Collection

ID Number: 1990-0294/1-3



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