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Object Name: Card of shawl pins
Date: ca. 1918
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Medium: Metal, paper
Dimensions: Closed: 4 1/2 × 3 3/8 × 1/4 in. (11.4 × 8.6 × 0.6 cm) Open: 8 1/4 × 3 7/8 × 1/4 in. (21 × 9.8 × 0.6 cm) Each (Pins): 4 1/4 × 1/8 × 1/8 in. (10.8 × 0.3 × 0.3 cm)
Place made: North America, United States, New York
Description: Green paper card holder a set of six straight, undecorated shawl pins.
Credit Line: Gift of Albert A. Merritt, 1918
Object Number: INV.11909a-g
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Marks: handwritten: top right corner of card: "June 25, 1918." printed: top of card, below the above inscription: "American & Howe Pin Cos' / BEST / Shawl Pings / 443 BROADWAY, N.Y." handwritten: below the above inscription: "g2 / 5"