Sewing Pins

Object Number: 
2002.1.586
Date: 
1890-1930
Medium: 
Paper, metal
Dimensions: 
2 3/4 x 1 5/8 x 1/2 in.
Description: 
This small black cardboard box contains pins. The top is dark blue with white print that reads "Kirby, Beard & Co. Ltd./ NE Plus Ultra/ Jet Pins/ with perfect/ Solid Heads/ Manufacturers to Her Majesty Queen Victoria", with a central picture of an elephants head with trunk raised. The bottom label is blue with black printing. See also 2002.1.583, 584, 587 for Kirby pins.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group