H x W x D: 3 1/8 × 2 1/8 × 5/16 in. (7.9 × 5.4 × 0.8 cm)
buttons (information artifacts)
A pinback button for the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. The button has a purple background with gray lettering and an image of Alvin Ailey. Gray text at the top of the button reads [Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater]. Below the text is an image of Ailey, bent down on one knee with his arms raised in the air. Underneath the image, additional gray text reads [For 30 Years The Heart And Soul Of Dance]. Gray text on an exterior edge of the button credits the photograph [Photo of Alvin Ailey By Normand Maxon]. The back of the button has a metal pin with a clasp.