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Barrette

1940.586 (RS7806)

Description

Tortoiseshell rectangle barrette with pierced and carved abstract foliate scroll design, hinged pin and hook on reverse.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1880
Location of origin
Probably American
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
barrettes (hair ornaments)
hair accessories
ORNAMENT, HAIR
Dimensions
1 3/8 in x 3 in x 5/8 in (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1940.586
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Frederic A. Turner
GUSN
103123
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Title Roman Mosaic Bracelet Accession number 1940.576 Notes Jewelry and related items donated by Mrs. Frederic Turner:
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Title Tortoiseshell Necklace Accession number 1940.578
Title Wooden Chain Accession number 1940.579
Title d - Set of Jewelry Accession number 1940.580 a
Title Tortoiseshell earrings Accession number 1940.581 ab
Title c - Earrings and Brooch Accession number 1940.582 a
Title Tortoiseshell Comb Accession number 1940.585
Title Tortoiseshell Barrette Accession number 1940.586
Title Tortoiseshell Barrette Accession number 1940.587
Title c - Earring and Hair Ornament Accession number 1940.588 a
Title c - Hair pin set Accession number 1940.589 a
Title c - Necklace and Earrings Accession number 1940.590 a
Title Pair of Pins Accession number 1940.591 ab
Title Necklace Accession number 1940.592
Title Gold Ring Accession number 1940.593

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