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Hairpin box

Description

Silver hairpin or possibly pill tin. Sculpted and engraved with a leafy floral design. Flip top to open. Bottom has a monogram and the inside has "Sterling" engraved on it.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
"AP" (Glaze mark)
"STERLING" (Engraved)
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
silver (metal)
sterling silver
Object type
Container
Descriptive terms
Box, Hairpin
boxes (containers)
hair accessories
silver (metal)
sterling silver
Dimensions
.5 (H), 2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.2446.4
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
197774

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