From the News of Yesteryear
The spelling of “colored” makes me wonder if this piece was lifted from an American newspaper or magazine. Whatever, the buttons described vary from traditional to modern (for the times) materials with realistic designs starting their run on fashion’s conscience.
This could only be a “good idea” in the era when buttons were removed from clothing before washing, and only if you did not stand too close to the fireplace!
The buttons are “rather large”, but the bow on the hat is rather too, too much.
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