Hairpin

Date

1870-1910

GUSN

GUSN-103160

Description

Black vulcanite hairpin with a rectangular top set with faceted square French glass beads, two teeth.

Details

Descriptive Terms

hairpins
hair accessories
HAIRPIN

Additional Identification Number

2667

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Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Adornment

Dimensions

4 1/4 in x 1 1/8 in x 3/16 in (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1993.342.3

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.