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Object Name Pin, Clothing
Catalog Number 1953.2.2
Date 1880-1930
Material(s) Silver/Wood/Paper
Dimensions H-1.625 L-4.445 inches
Description This is a silver clasp-back shawl pin (part a) in the shape of a hollow heart surmounted by a crown with five circles. The pin is stored in part b which is a round wooden box with lid that has green, red, yellow, and black tartan paper glued on the sides. The box is stamped in gold on the tartan with "M'Beth".
Notes Old catalog entry, "Davy Crockett's silver shawl pin, heart shaped, with coat of arms of the Douglas family in crown effect above the heart."
Collection KHS Museum Collection
People Crockett, David
Subjects Jewelry
Search Terms Pin
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS