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Pin for Hat

Pin for Hat

early 1900s

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Overall: 21.6 cm (8 1/2 in.)

Educational Purchase Fund 1915.467.b



Stick pins were practical, securing a hat to a man's hair. They were also a way to display social status. The material, attachments, number, or placement of metal stick pins were all significant.

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African Art
African Art
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