Fort Sumter Pin

Date

1861

GUSN

GUSN-103453

Description

Metal stickpin painted gold in the shape of a star with blue, red and white ribbons attached.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pins (jewelry)
PIN

Inscription

"This Knot & star worn / by little Annie Codman / then about two years old, in / a black velvet hat with white / feather -- she wore after / the capture of Fort Sumter / Commencement of the Rebellion" (Ink)

Additional Identification Number

3181

Associated Events

Battle of Fort Sumter (1861)

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

American

Object Type

Personal Symbol

Dimensions

1 3/4 in x 3/4 in (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

1992.89