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Fort Sumter Pin

Description

Metal stickpin painted gold in the shape of a star with blue, red and white ribbons attached.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1861
Inscriptions
"This Knot & star worn / by little Annie Codman / then about two years old, in / a black velvet hat with white / feather -- she wore after / the capture of Fort Sumter / Commencement of the Rebellion" (Ink)
Location of origin
American
Object type
Personal Symbol
Descriptive terms
PIN
pins (jewelry)
Associated events
Battle of Fort Sumter (1861)
People and organizations
Codman, Anna Gertrude, 1858-1938
Dimensions
1 3/4 in x 3/4 in (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1992.89
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
103453

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