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Stickpin

1966.2320 (RS8229)

Description

Stickpin with French jet five point star head.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1920
Associated Building
Original to Merwin House (Stockbridge, Mass.).
Object type
Clothing -- Accessory
Descriptive terms
STICKPIN
stickpins
Dimensions
7/16 in (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1966.2320
Credit Line
Bequest of Vipont de R.D. Merwin
GUSN
101538
Reference Notes
For more information on jet jewelry and imitations see Bury, Shirley, "Jewellery, 1789-1910" v. 2 (1991): 657-709; Cooper, Diana and Norman Battershill, "Victorian Sentimental Jewellery," (1972): 19-30; Dawes, Ginny Reddington and Corinne Davidov, "Victorian Jewelry: Unexplored Treasures," (1991): 125-130; Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): 125-126, 254-256; Phillips, Clare, "Jewels and Jewelry," (2000): 94-95.

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