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1998.4897 (RS22691)

Description

Claw-shaped pin; steel beads strung around brass claw w/ 4 fingers; claw in curled formation; brass clasp and pin on back.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1870
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
brass (alloy)
steel (alloy)
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
Beaded
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
Brass
brass (alloy)
Claw
figure- and animal-derived motifs
PIN
pins (fasteners)
pins (jewelry)
Steel
steel (alloy)
talons
Dimensions
3.5 x 1.75 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.4897
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
23944

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