Pin

Date

1860-1890

GUSN

GUSN-23899

Description

Pin--steel crescent moon w/ etched foliate trail and bronzed owl sitting on top of moon; pin on back (broken clasp); 2nd set of owl feet on moon (poss. 2nd owl has broken off).

Details

Descriptive Terms

pins (fasteners)
pins (jewelry)
bronzing
etching (corroding)
etching (printing process)
steel (alloy)
bronze (metal)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
owl (bird)
Steel
Etched
Bronzed
Owl
PIN

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

1.25 x 2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.4855