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

Maker

Unknown

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.

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