Stickpins

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1840-1870

GUSN

GUSN-102626

Description

Oval micromosaic stickpin of St. Peter's Basilica in black glass ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

glass (material)
STICKPIN

Additional Identification Number

2078

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Italy

Dimensions

7/8 in x 1/2 in (WxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1932.847

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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