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Hairpin

Description

Package of black metal hairpins enclosed in pink paper wrapping.

Details

Maker
Kirby Beard & Co. (Maker)
Date
1883
Inscriptions
Printed label on paper wrapping: [exterior] ""NONE OTHER ARE GENUINE/ BUT THOSE BEARING THE NAME OF/ THE FIRM IN FULL/ KIRBY, BEARD & CO/ LONDON/ BRIMINGHAM/ PARIS/ REDDITCH/ SUPERIOR/ HAIR/ PINS/ KIRBY BEARD & CO/ TRADEMARK/ 3-1/2/ GOLDMEDAL. AMSTERDAM/ EXHIBITION OF 1883/ MADE IN ENGLAND"" [interior] ""THE/ SCIENTIFIC/ HAIR PIN/ (PATENTED IN AMERICA)/ SOLE MANUFACTURERS/ KIRBY, BEARD & CO, LIMITED/ CURVED TO FIT SHAPE OF HEAD, PRACTICAL IN SHADE & MORE/ COMFORTABLE TO USE THAN ANY OTHER PIN/ FASTENS THE HAIR MORE SECURELY/ & DOES NOT FALL OUT/ SOLD BY/ ALL THE/ LEADING/ NOTION HOUSES/ IN THE/ UNITED STATES.""
Location of origin
London, England
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
metal
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Toilet Article
Descriptive terms
Fancy Dress
fancy dress
hair accessories
HAIRPIN
hairpins
metal
paper (fiber product)
Unidentified Metal
Unidentified Paper
Women's toilet articles
Accession Number
1969.7189.6
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
13616
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