Flower stamens (artificial)

image 1996-33

Object

Flower parts

Title

Flower stamens (artificial)

Production date

1890-1900

Material

plastic
String

Dimensions

Length (Whole): 60mm

Description

Nine bundles of artificial flower stamens made of yellow thread with yellow plastic tips at each end. These were made by women working from home making artificial flowers in the late 1800s. This specialist trade was mostly based in Hoxton. The flowers were used to decorate hats.

Associated place

Hoxton

Object number

1996.33

On display?

Yes

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