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STICK PIN

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

Stick pin is shaped like a sword. When used, only the hilt of sword would be visible. The hilt of the sword is set with round pieces of turquoise. The cross arm of the hilt is curved up on one side, and down on the other. The end of the hilt has s trefoil of turquoise stones set in a beeded border. In the center of the hilt is a turquoise set in a diamond shape. There is a small loop for suspension on one side of the hilt.

Object name:
STICK PIN
Made from:
Gold -- turquoise
Made in:
USA
Date made:
19th c.
Size:
2.4 cm (15/16 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
17.39
Class:
JEWELRY
Signature marks:
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973