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

Object Type

Clothing -- Accessory

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.