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Stickpin

1940.283 (RS7759)

Description

Stickpin with round silver head set with a micromosaic of a spray of flowers on a white background surrounded by a row of white stars.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1900
Material
silver (metal)
Object type
Clothing -- Accessory
Descriptive terms
silver (metal)
STICKPIN
stickpins
Dimensions
5/16 in x 3/8 in (WxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1940.283
GUSN
102536
Reference Notes
For information on micromosaics see Bennett, David and Daniela Mascetti, "Understanding Jewellery," (1989): 103-187; Bury, Shirley, "Jewellery, 1789-1910," v. 1 (1991): 235-237; Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): 239-246.
Related Items
Title Silver and stone ring Accession number 1940.280 Notes Jewelry and related items donated by Mrs. Winthrop Coffin:
Title Gold ring Accession number 1940.281
Title Agate stickpin Accession number 1940.282
Title Mosaic stickpin Accession number 1940.283

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