- Museum number
Chinese Mandarin hat button - civil rank, second class. Awarded to Hosea Ballou Morse in 1909.
- Production date
- 19th century
- Curator's comments
- -- Garrett, Valery M.. A collector's guide to Chinese dress accessories. Singapore: Times Editions, 1997.
-- L. Auman, Harold. Mandarin Hat-Button Bells, 1966.
-- Pitt Rivers Museum. "Mandarin buttons" http://web.prm.ox.ac.uk/bodyarts/index.php/body-arts-and-lifecycles/adul... (accessed 15 March 2022).
-- Amanda Girgis, Chinese Hat Spheres, Royal Ontario Museum blog, 16 April 2014 https://www.rom.on.ca/en/blog/chinese-hat-spheres(accessed 15 March 2022)
- Not on display
- Coins and Medals
- Registration number