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Object ID # 1986.047.006
Object Name Hatpin
Lexicon category 3: Personal Artifacts
Made Unknown
Place of Origin Unknown
Description A steel hat pin that has a shell attached to the head by a piece of wire.
Provenance Likely dates to the early 20th-century, when women's hats were very wide-brimmed, and women had long, upswept hair sufficient to anchor the hat onto, using one or two long pins.

Provenance unknown.
Collection Personal Gear
Material Metal/Shell
Found Grey County, Ontario