Date: 1880s to 1920s
Dimensions: L: 30 cm
Item #: M950.0874.001

A metal hatpin with gold filigree detailing and an amber-coloured diamond-shaped stone set in the top.   Hatpins are used to secure a hat to the head.  They were popular from the 1880s to the 1920s, a period in women's fashion characterized by big hats and big hair.