Jabot

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1900-1920

GUSN

GUSN-102934

Description

This arrow shaped brooch, also called a lace or scarf pin, was cast and set with pastes. The brooch fastens by screwing the arrow head onto the shaft. It is unmarked.

Details

Descriptive Terms

brooches
pins (jewelry)
white metal
glass (material)
Brooch

Label

"Mementos: Jewelry of Life and Love from Historic New England": Cupid's arrow was a popular symbol of affection, with examples ranging from this mid-nineteenth century version made from tortoiseshell set with gold stars to this early twentieth-century jabot set with rhinestones.

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

2387

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

American [use]

Object Type

Adornment

Dimensions

9/16 x 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.401