Trans. Status:

Rex 1896 pin

Higher Level Record: 1979.254
ID Number: 1979.254.83
Title: Rex 1896 pin
Title Type: assigned
Item Status: Permanent Collection     Legal Status: Permanent Collection
Object Name: pins (jewelry)
Collection Type: Personal Accessories
Carnival Materials
Artist/Maker: Scooler, Maurice, 1827-1900 (silversmith) -- More information
Date: Created for 1896
Process/Technique: engraved silver
Materials: silver (metal)
Dimensions: 1 7/8 x 1 5/8 x 3/16 inches
Object Description Pin given as a favor by the Krewe of Rex in 1896. The pin features a crown atop of a globe surrounded by clouds. The theme that year was "Heavenly Bodies".
Label Text: Goods of Every Description: Shopping in New Orleans, 1825-1925 2016-09-23
1896 Rex pin
manufactured or retailed by M. Scooler (New Orleans)
The Historic New Orleans Collection, 1979.254.83
Extent: 1 item
Acq. Credit Line: The Historic New Orleans Collection
Inscription(s): Engraved positioned obverse
"1896 / Rex"
maker's mark Impressed positioned reverse
"M. Scooler N.O."
Collection Theme(s): Carnival Organizations
Carnival-Mardi Gras
Local Life and Customs
Subjects: Carnival souvenirs.
Jewelry -- United States.
Scooler, Maurice, 1827-1900 -- More information
School of Design -- More information
Balls (parties)
Condition: Good

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