Hair pin (one of a pair)

mid-19th century


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

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View


Textiles and Fashion Arts


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