A gold tone metal hair pin in three circles design
CONDITION: good vintage condition with expected wear
SIZE: 5½ x 1 ins (14 x 2.5 cm)
Here is a pretty metal hair comb whose light filigree like appearance is typical of a popular trend. It is made in gold tone metal in a three filigree circles design.
These two pronged combs and hair pins with balls or half spheres were a very popular motif in Victorian design. Entire sets were made and scattered all over the elaborate evening coiffure to adorn it.
The collage picture shows similar hair accessories taken from contemporary sources and indicates the hair fashions in which they were employed.
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Victorian metal pin gold tone filigree circles hair accessory