|Text on Button||PEKINGESE|
Illustration of a small brown dog on a background of dark purple sky and green grass. Text curved across bottom of the button.
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The Pekingese originated in 8th century China. It was initially owned by the imperial family, and theft of a Pekingese was punishable by death.
This button is part of a larger set of 35 buttons, each with an illustration of a different dog breed. The were originally sold on a 6” x 9” cardboard sheet.