Stickpin

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1890-1920

GUSN

GUSN-101538

Description

Stickpin with French jet five point star head.

Details

Descriptive Terms

stickpins
STICKPIN

Associated Building

Original to Merwin House (Stockbridge, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

985

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

7/16 in (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Vipont de R.D. Merwin

Accession Number

1966.2320

Reference Notes

For more information on jet jewelry and imitations see Bury, Shirley, "Jewellery, 1789-1910" v. 2 (1991): 657-709; Cooper, Diana and Norman Battershill, "Victorian Sentimental Jewellery," (1972): 19-30; Dawes, Ginny Reddington and Corinne Davidov, "Victorian Jewelry: Unexplored Treasures," (1991): 125-130; Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): 125-126, 254-256; Phillips, Clare, "Jewels and Jewelry," (2000): 94-95.