Pomander Maker: S. B. Date: ca. 1580 Culture: English (London) Medium: Silver Dimensions: H. 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm) Classification: Metalwork-Silver Credit Line: Gift of Irwin Untermyer, 1968 Accession Number: 68.141.321
Turn-of-the-Century Hairpin Case During the Gilded Age (primarily the last three decades of the 1800s), fanciful silver items, like this petite hairpin holder, reigned as popular accessories for travelers.