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Tiara

1998.5121 (RS22792)

Description

Gold-plated tiara set with brilliant-cut clear paste stones in prong settings along top edge. Each end of the band terminates with a pierced hole. Ribbons or pins could pass through the holes to secure it to the coiffure.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1880
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
brass (alloy)
gilding
paste (glass)
Object type
Personal Symbols; Status Symbols
Descriptive terms
Brass
gilding
hair accessories
hairbands (ornaments)
Molded
paste (glass)
Paste Gem
Possibly brass (alloy)
Regalia
Tiara
Dimensions
10.375 x 0.25 x 0.25 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.5121
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
24237

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