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Tie Pin

ca. 1830-1870 (made)
Place Of Origin

Tie pin made of gilt metal with a mosaic design. Circular head.
read Gifts for groomsmen One of the few official duties of the bridegroom, having chosen his groomsmen or ushers, is to present them with a souvenir of the day. Gifts may include personalised hip flasks, small electronics, silver pens, expensive alcohol and a surprising quantity of joke books and gag gifts. Howeve...
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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Gilt metal
Brief Description
Tie pin made of gilt metal, England, ca. 1830-1870
Physical Description
Tie pin made of gilt metal with a mosaic design. Circular head.
  • Length: 2.75in
Credit line
Given by Lady Lindsey
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record createdJune 24, 2009
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