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Hairpins
about 1895-1900
Original Owner:Originally owned by a member of the Lewis Fox family
Tortoise shell
Primary Dimensions (length x height x width): 4 x 7/8 x 1in. (10.2 x 2.2 x 2.5cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Richard Koopman and Mrs. Bernard Schiro
Description: Pair of tortoise shell hairpins comprised of a u-shaped two-pronged pin in black with a tortoise shell ball affixed to the pin. The ball itself is formed of two pieces of tortoise shell glued together to form a sphere.
Object Number: 1980.87.11.1-.2
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