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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.

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Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb

French, 19th century

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12.4 x 2 x 1.4 cm (4 7/8 x 13/16 x 9/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Gold-colored metal


Textiles and Fashion Arts


Jewelry / Adornment