Dorset Buttons Picture Blandford Cartwheel – A handmade Dorset button picture mounted in a black A4 frame. The Dorset buttons are made from vintage silk threads and this mounting contains the following button styles: Yarwell, Blandford Cartwheel, Ridged, Basket weave, and Daisy. They were made in 2014 and are based on the old Dorset tradition. This picture would enhance your hall, lounge or office. Keep hand crafted traditions alive.
The Dorset Button began In Shaftesbury, Dorset, probably between the years 1680 to 1700. The first buttons were known as “High Tops” and were made from a disc of horn from the Dorset Horn Sheep. These buttons were much used for ladies’ dresses.