Red stained hairpin

Top view of a hairpin showing the heart-shaped top and its two teeth. Underside view of a hairpin showing the heart-shaped top and its two teeth. Underside view of a hairpin showing the heart-shaped top and its two teeth. Top view of a hairpin showing the heart-shaped top and its two teeth. Side view of a hairpin showing the heart-shaped top and its two teeth. Side view of a hairpin showing the heart-shaped top and its two teeth. Side view of a hairpin showing the heart-shaped top and its two teeth. Side view of a hairpin showing the heart-shaped top and its two teeth.
Top view of a hairpin showing the heart-shaped top and its two teeth. Underside view of a hairpin showing the heart-shaped top and its two teeth. Underside view of a hairpin showing the heart-shaped top and its two teeth. Top view of a hairpin showing the heart-shaped top and its two teeth. Side view of a hairpin showing the heart-shaped top and its two teeth. Side view of a hairpin showing the heart-shaped top and its two teeth. Side view of a hairpin showing the heart-shaped top and its two teeth. Side view of a hairpin showing the heart-shaped top and its two teeth.

Description

A late 19th century clarified horn hairpin with red staining. The rounded top heading has an inner heart-shaped curve.

Designers & Manufacturers
Designer (Person)
Manufacturer

Inscriptions

handwritten: "9/93" (reverse of tine)

Object number

WCHL : 597

Date

1870 - 1899 (circa)

Country

Dimensions
Width
72mm
Height
123mm
Depth
18mm

Colour