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Hair pin (one of a pair)

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Pair of hair ornaments, imitation pearls encircled with gold cording and alternating with black silk and gold thread beads, finished with black chenille and gold cord tassels; tassels ending in gilded flame motif tips.

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb

mid-19th century

Object Place

France

Dimensions

28.5 x 2.1 x 11 cm (11 1/4 x 13/16 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.378a

Medium or Technique

Silk chenille, gold metal thread, gilded metal, and glass pearls

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Hair Ornaments