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Hairpins

1915.85ab (RS6716)

Description

Pair of dyed ivory hairpins, cluster of carved bell-shaped flowers with three drops of flowers set on gold, two pronged gold pins.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1860
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
hair accessories
HAIRPIN
Dimensions
15/16 x 1 1/8 (WxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1915.85ab
GUSN
100781
Exhibition Notes
"Hidden Treasures from Elegant Eras," Historic Jewelry from the Collections of the Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities presented by Shreve, Crump & Low, September 15 - November 30, 1995; and "Jewelry at Historic New England," Online exhibit presented by Historic New England launched September 30, 2007 at www.historicnewengland.org/jewelryhistory/.
Related Items
Notes Hair comb with similar material, style and date - 88.1923

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