Stickpin

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1850-1900

GUSN

GUSN-102536

Description

Stickpin with round silver head set with a micromosaic of a spray of flowers on a white background surrounded by a row of white stars.

Details

Descriptive Terms

stickpins
silver (metal)
STICKPIN

Additional Identification Number

1987

Related Items

Title Silver and stone ring Accession Number 1940.280
Title Gold ring Accession Number 1940.281
Title Agate stickpin Accession Number 1940.282
Title Mosaic stickpin Accession Number 1940.283

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing -- Accessory

Dimensions

5/16 in x 3/8 in (WxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1940.283

Reference Notes

For information on micromosaics see Bennett, David and Daniela Mascetti, "Understanding Jewellery," (1989): 103-187; Bury, Shirley, "Jewellery, 1789-1910," v. 1 (1991): 235-237; Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): 239-246.