Hairpin with decorative pierced heading

Top view of a hairpin showing the decorated top and two teeth. Top view of a hairpin showing the decorated top and two teeth. Underside view of a hairpin showing the decorated top and two teeth. Top view of a hairpin showing the decorated top and two teeth. Side view of a hairpin showing the decorated top and two teeth. Side view of a hairpin showing the decorated top and two teeth. Side view of a hairpin showing the decorated top and two teeth. Side view of a hairpin showing the decorated top and two teeth.
Top view of a hairpin showing the decorated top and two teeth. Top view of a hairpin showing the decorated top and two teeth. Underside view of a hairpin showing the decorated top and two teeth. Top view of a hairpin showing the decorated top and two teeth. Side view of a hairpin showing the decorated top and two teeth. Side view of a hairpin showing the decorated top and two teeth. Side view of a hairpin showing the decorated top and two teeth. Side view of a hairpin showing the decorated top and two teeth.

Description

A clarified horn hairpin with a decorative pierced, scrolling heading, circa late 19th century. Some areas of the heading have been darkened to highlight the design.
Designers & Manufacturers
Designer (Person)
Manufacturer

Inscriptions

handwritten: "4/99" (reverse)

Object number

WCHL : 471

Date

1870 - 1899 (circa)

Country

Dimensions
Width
58mm
Height
135mm
Depth
12mm

Colour