Hair pin (one of a pair)

French
19th century


Dimensions

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

Medium or Technique

Gold-colored metal

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment

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