Stickpin

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1850-1880

GUSN

GUSN-101071

Description

Oval hair and gold stick pin in pinwheel design.

Details

Descriptive Terms

stickpins
STICKPIN

Associated Building

Original to Merwin House (Stockbridge, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

514

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing -- Accessory

Credit Line

Bequest of Vipont de R.D. Merwin

Accession Number

1966.2248

Reference Notes

For more information on hair jewelry see Bell, C. Jeanenne, "Collector's Encyclopedia of Hairwork Jewelry," (1998); Bury, Shirley, "Jewellery, 1789-1910," v. 2 (1991): 680-698; Campbell, Mark, "The Art of Hair Work: Hair Braiding and Jewelry of Sentiment with Catalog of Hair Jewelry," Eds. Jules & Kaethe Kliot (facsimile of 1875 printing, 1996); Dawes, Ginny Reddington & Corinne Davidov, "Victorian Jewelry: Unexplored Treasures," (1991): 139-143; Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): 98-107, 214-219.