Hair pin (one of a pair)

mid-19th century


Dimensions

26 x 2.4 x 11 cm (10 1/4 x 15/16 x 4 5/16 in.)

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Hair ornaments

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