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

Object Type

Clothing -- Accessory

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.