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Hatpins

1942.265ab (RS7892)

Description

Pair of hatpins with round tops covered in small and faceted jet beads in concentric circles.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1910
Object type
Clothing -- Accessory
Descriptive terms
HATPIN
Dimensions
1 3/16 in x 1 3/16 in (WxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1942.265ab
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Henry B. Spelman
GUSN
102552
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.
Related Items
Title Beaded sautoir Accession number 1942.149 Notes Jewelry and related items donated by Mrs. Henry B. Spelman:
Title Wood Bead Necklace Accession number 1942.259
Title Bead Necklace Accession number 1942.260
Title Beaded dog collar necklaces Accession number 1942.262 ab
Title Beaded dog collar necklaces Accession number 1942.263 ab
Title Jet beaded necklace Accession number 1942.264
Title Pair of Hat Pins Accession number 1942.265 ab

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