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Collection Birger Swenson papers
Catalog Number MSS P:10 O 32
Object Name Pin, Lapel
Lexicon category 3: Personal Artifacts
Lexicon sub-category Adornment
Date 1856
Description Lapel stick pin with a gold coin topper. The front of the topper shows an Indian head with circle of stars. The back is inscribed with the text, "CALIFORNIA GOLD 1856" and shows a wreath and two stars. The lapel pin "MSS P:10 O 32.1" lies on blue velvet padding inside a small white box "MSS P:10 O 32.2a" and "MSS P:10 O 32.2b".
Search Terms Swenson, Birger, 1895-1987
California
Native Americans
Pins
Boxs
Comments