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Tatting shuttle

Object Number: 
1977.42j
Date: 
1840-1880
Medium: 
Sterling silver, mother of pearl, glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1/4 x 2 5/8 x 5/8 in. ( 0.6 x 6.7 x 1.6 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: bottom right: "H [in triangle] STERLING"
Description: 
Lozenge-shaped sterling silver tatting shuttle with shuttle apparatus at the center, between top and bottom of shuttle; the top is inlaid with mother of pearl etched in a sunburst design with floral garland in an oval arrangment.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Laura Dayton Denby
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group