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  • Place of origin:

    London (manufactured)

  • Date:

    c.1840 (manufactured)

  • Artist/Maker:

    D. F. Tayler & Co. (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    paper and pins

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Miss Doris Webster

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Piece of pale pink paper, one half of which contains three rows of small, solid-headed pins; the other half is printed in green.

Place of Origin

London (manufactured)


c.1840 (manufactured)


D. F. Tayler & Co. (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

paper and pins

Marks and inscriptions

'The inimitable Patent Solid Headed Pins exclusively made by D. F. Tayler & Co, London, on a new and improved principle, and unlike these of any other manufacturer, in consequence of the whole pin being of one piece of wire whereby the head is rendered immoveable and its slipping off impossible'.

'SOLID HEADED PINS. D. F. TAYLER & CO. Exclusive Patentees and Specially Appointed manufacturers to QUEEN VICTORIA AND ALL THE ROYAL FAMILY, LONDON'.


Length: 5 in Paper measurement, Width: 3.875 in Paper measurement, :, Length: 12.7 cm paper measurement, Width: 9.6 cm Paper measurement, Length: 11-16 in Each pin measurement, Length: 1.8 cm Pin measurement

Descriptive line

Paper of pins, London, c.1840


Needlework accessories


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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