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Object Name Pin, Clothing
Catalog Number 0985.05.00110c
Description Breastpin carved from two nut shells with metal rings on either side of them. Motif of individual men (one holding a fan, another holding a whip, another in a boat), birds, and palm trees. Part of set of jewelry consisting of breastpin and earrings (0985.5.110,a,b,c).
Dimensions H-0.7 W-0.675 L-0.23 inches
Owned unidentified Confederate POW
Made Creator unknown, Confederate POW
Provenance Breastpin and earrings made and carved from nuts by a Confederate soldier while a prisoner of war.
People unidentified Confederate POW
Subjects POW's
Prisoners of war