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Hair pin (one of a pair)

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Made of Turkish gold coins attached to large gilded hair pins, with coins in long connected pendants graduating from large at top to small at tip.

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb

French, 19th century

Object Place

France

Dimensions

12 x 2 x 1.5 cm (4 3/4 x 13/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

52.1269a

Medium or Technique

Gold-colored metal

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment