An antique cloth hat pin featuring jet beads at it center. The beads are marquis cut with facets and we count six. Surrounding the beads are black sequins and all are mounted on a black satin cloth. The entire top of pin is shaped in a fan or mantilla design.
We see hand stitching on the reverse telling us that this is a hand made item. We would date to the 1890s for a time frame.
Measuring just shy of 7" long we find one of the sequins missing on the very side. This needs to be cleaning, which we we'll leave to the new owner.
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