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FLORAL AND LACE HAT PINS, PAIR

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

Two floral and lace, late Victorian hat pins. The head is covered in a bouquet of short .5” cream colored lace interspersed with small silk satin ribbon flowers, one with pink and pale pink rose buds with green leaves; the other is similarly designed with purple and white pansies with yellow stamens set on a steel pin measuring 8.25”L.

Category:
costume accessories
Object name:
FLORAL AND LACE HAT PINS, PAIR
Made from:
lace -- satin -- ribbon -- steel
Made in:
Unknown
Date made:
ca. 1890
Size:
24.1 × 3.2 cm (9 1/2 × 1 1/4 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
2012.9.5.1-2
Signature marks:
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973