Tiara

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1860-1880

GUSN

GUSN-24237

Description

Gold-plated tiara set with brilliant-cut clear paste stones in prong settings along top edge. Each end of the band terminates with a pierced hole. Ribbons or pins could pass through the holes to secure it to the coiffure.

Details

Descriptive Terms

hairbands (ornaments)
hair accessories
brass (alloy)
paste (glass)
gilding
Regalia
Tiara
Brass
Paste Gem
Molded
Tiara

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Personal Symbols; Status Symbols

Dimensions

10.375 x 0.25 x 0.25 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.5121