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Rushen Internment Camp internee-made buttons

Date made: 1940-1944

Description: Leather 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. 4-6 Dark blue leather buttons with burgundy suede stripe running round edge (a large running stitch).

Measurements: overall: x x x 2.2 cm

Materials: Leather

Object name: button

Collection: Costume & Textiles Collection

ID Number: 1990-0294/4-6



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