Hatpins

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1890-1910

GUSN

GUSN-102865

Description

Pair of French jet hair pins in the shape of ferns.

Details

Descriptive Terms

glass (material)
HATPIN

Inscription

"4594" (Pencil)

Additional Identification Number

2317

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

6 1/8 in x 1 1/2 in x 3/8 in (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

2007.15.120ab

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.