Hairpin box

Collection Type

  • Household Accessories

GUSN

GUSN-197774

Description

Silver hairpin or possibly pill tin. Sculpted and engraved with a leafy floral design. Flip top to open. Bottom has a monogram and the inside has "Sterling" engraved on it.

Details

Descriptive Terms

boxes (containers)
hair accessories
sterling silver
silver (metal)
Box, Hairpin

Inscription

"AP" (Glaze mark)
"STERLING" (Engraved)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

.5 (H), 2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.2446.4