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1998.5110 (RS196517)

Description

Black onyx bar pin set with a gold lily-of-the-valley. The stem is embellished with a gold ribbon. The leaves and each floret are augmented with seed pearls.The stems are each worked in gold wire and are dimensional, rising above the plane of the pin. The pin closes on the reverse with a hinged pin and C-hook.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1880
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
gold (metal)
onyx (mineral)
pearl (animal material)
soldering
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
Brooch
brooches
floral patterns
flowers (plants)
gold (metal)
Gold Plate
Jet
Lily of the Valley
Molded
pearl (animal material)
pins (jewelry)
Possibly onyx (mineral)
Seed Pearl
Soldered
soldering
Dimensions
0.5 x 0.125 (WxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.5110
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
24226

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