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Hatpins

2007.15.120ab (RS9241)

Description

Pair of French jet hair pins in the shape of ferns.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1910
Inscriptions
"4594" (Pencil)
Material
glass (material)
Object type
Clothing -- Accessory
Descriptive terms
glass (material)
HATPIN
Dimensions
6 1/8 in x 1 1/2 in x 3/8 in (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2007.15.120ab
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
102865
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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