headdress (clothing: headwear)

Large hair pin, allnaden, with richly ornamented ends. Three pink coloured stones set in small brass cylinders. A small copper globe with blue points all around, forming a small flower. Between the pink stones, there is a flower composed of 3 petals made of enamelled tin and a small red stone in the centre. (Brass, coloured stones, enamelled tin). Length 100mm, width 35mm.

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