Hat pin

Description
Hat pins appeared around 1890 when the fashion for large decorated hats began. Previously hats had been tied on with ribbons or were made to pull down securely onto the head. Hat pins reached up to 310 mm long and there were a wide range of decorative tops available.
Accession Loan No.
756/1988/2
Simple Name
pin
Full Name
hat pin
Common Name
hat pin
Material
steel; plastic
Period Classification
Modern (1900-)
Collection Class
Personal ornament
Production Continent
Europe
Production Year Low
1900
Production Year High
1950
Created At
2016-10-13 15:45:58
Updated At
2016-10-13 15:45:58