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Damsel fly Veil Pin, 1886
A. J. Hedges and Company

Newark, New Jersey, United States of America
Yellow gold, green gold, demantoid garnets, diamonds, H: 1 in, W: 1.25 in, D: .5 in
Purchase 1992 Dr. and Mrs. Earl LeRoy Wood Bequest Fund  92.92
On View
Inscriptions:
Bottom: maker's mark on one wing, "Pat. Nov. 30 '86" on the other.

Marks:
Maker's mark is a large H with 14 between the top uprights and K between the lower ones

Exhibition History:
"Jewelry: From Pearls to Platinum to Plastic," Newark Museum, Newark, New Jersey (June 27, 2015-ongoing).

"Objects of Desire: 500 Years of Jewelry", Newark Museum, Newark, New Jersey (May 3, 2006 - February 10, 2008)

Keywords: Jewelry, Pin, Damsel fly, Insect, Adornment