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Mithras 1950 Mardi Gras ball favor krewe pin

ID Number: 1984.28.5
Title: Mithras 1950 Mardi Gras ball favor krewe pin
Title Type: assigned
Item Status: Permanent Collection     Legal Status: Permanent Collection
Object Name: pins (jewelry)
Collection Type: Personal Accessories
Carnival Materials
Artist/Maker: T. Hausmann & Sons (manufacturer) -- More information
Date: Created for 1950
Materials: silver (metal)
brass (alloy)
Dimensions: 3/8 x 2 5/8 x 5/8 inches
Object Description Pin given as a favor at the 1950 High Priests of Mithras ball. Pin is a flower holder and features two masks of comedy. The theme that year was "A Child's Dream of Mardi Gras".
Extent: 1 item
Acq. Credit Line: Gift of Mr. Michael Kirk
Inscription(s): Cast positioned obverse
"19 / Mithras / 50"
manufacturer's name Impressed positioned bottom right on reverse
Collection Theme(s): Carnival Organizations
Carnival-Mardi Gras
Local Life and Customs
Subjects: Carnival souvenirs.
Jewelry -- United States.
Flowers -- Louisiana.
Theater -- Louisiana -- New Orleans
High Priests of Mithras -- More information
T. Hausmann & Sons -- More information
Balls (parties)
Condition: Good

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