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PIN

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

Pin is composed of a long piece of black onyx set in red gold. At one end a gold butterfly set with seed pearls is fastened onto the top. The center has a gold band set with seed pearls crossing the pin diagonally. The pearls run down the center of the band, and the sides have a beaded gold border. At each end is a design of five onyx beads. The border of the entire pin is a fine gold beading.

Object name:
PIN
Made from:
Gold -- onyx -- seed pearls
Made in:
USA
Date made:
19th c.
Size:
6 cm (2 3/8 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
17.37
Class:
JEWELRY
Signature marks:
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973