Pin

Date

1840-1870

GUSN

GUSN-23944

Description

Claw-shaped pin; steel beads strung around brass claw w/ 4 fingers; claw in curled formation; brass clasp and pin on back.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pins (fasteners)
pins (jewelry)
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
brass (alloy)
steel (alloy)
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
talons
Steel
Brass
Beaded
Claw
PIN

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Adornment

Dimensions

3.5 x 1.75 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.4897