Stickpin

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1880-1900

GUSN

GUSN-102540

Description

Stickpin set with a carved tortoiseshell insect.

Details

Descriptive Terms

stickpins
STICKPIN

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

1991

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

1/4 in x 3/8 in (WxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.1848

Reference Notes

For more information on tortoiseshell jewelry see Bury, Shirley, "Jewellery, 1789-1910," v. 1 (1991): 259-263; Dawes, Ginny Reddington & Corinne Davidov, "Victorian Jewelry: Unexplored Treasures," (1991): 132-138; Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): 223-227; Gere, Charlotte, "American & European Jewelry, 1830-1914," (1975): 114-115.