Agraffe

Agraffe, 19th century, Sardinia. I-Padova, Istituto sperimentale della zoologia agraria, Sezione Specializzata per la Bachicoltura (MS Inventory 13)

Byssus beard, about 13 cm long, mounted in metal (probably brass), length without byssus approx. 17.5 cm


This agraffe - or is it a hat-pin? - came in the 19th century together with the sea-silk collar and cuffs from Sardinia to the institute founded in 1871.

The agraffe is illustrated in the reprint of the chapter sea-silk of Brühl 1938.



Agraffe
Agraffe, 19th c., Sardinia. I-Padova, Istituto sperimentale della zoologia agraria, Sezione Specializzata per la Bachicoltura (MS Inventory 13)