Accsession No.:

2012.248
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Description

Quill pen with feathers removed, bound in red thread through which has been threaded coral shells. The red thread terminates in a tassle. A double chain of coral shells on white thread is attached to the quill at the top and base.

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Notes

Alan Cole
Early 19thC. The added decorative beads spell out the words 'I love you'. Such quills were given usually by men to their lady-loves, but occasionally it was the other way around.
It is one of the 'special penholders' from the collection of Philip Poole.

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Series

Poole

Object Type

Pen

Category

Pen

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Dimensions

w: -, h: 229, d: -