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- South American manta pin, 1880s
South American manta pin, 1880s
Old 1880s manta pin from South America. Hand-stamped and hand-punched silver and mixed metal, with amber-colored glass in the middle. An interesting, unique old piece of jewelry. Used to hold their cloth together, in a dress or a shawl.
Measurements: The pin is just over 3" long, and just under 1 1/2" wide at the widest part.