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Pair of hair pins

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1820-1840 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Glass beads, gilt metal

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Miss M. Rathbone

  • Museum number:

    T.196&A-1961

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Pair of decorative hair pins of glass and gilt metal. In a Chinoiseire-style with large opalescent round beads encased in gilded tracery, and with gilded leaves and hanging chains.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1820-1840 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Glass beads, gilt metal

Dimensions

Length: 6.5 in each

Descriptive line

Pair of hair pins of glass and gilt metal, England, 1820-1840

Materials

Gilt metal; Glass

Categories

Hats & headwear; Jewellery; Accessories; Fashion; Metalwork; Women's clothes; Europeana Fashion Project

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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