Sewing Pins

Object Number: 
2002.1.579
Date: 
1890-1930
Medium: 
Metal, paper
Dimensions: 
6 x 4 3/4 x 1/2 in.
Description: 
This sheet of paper has many tiny silver-metal sewing pins on it. Printed on the front center is a frame with floral decorations and the words "None are Genuine unless Bearing/ The name of the firm in full/ Kirby, Beard & Co./ Trade Mark./ Manufacturers to/ Her Most Excellent Majesty Queen Victoria". On the back "Kirby, Beard & Co./ NE Plus Ultra/ Pins/ with perfect Solid Heads..."
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group