THREE PIERCED STERLING SILVER HAIRPINS, c. 1900 Two amber celluloid with scrolling filigree silver tops. One all silver with twisted prongs and meandering foliage design. All marked sterling. Height 3 5 inches x 1 1 inches.
Nancy Astor, wife of millionaire John Jacob Astor. They had been on an extended honeymoon in Egypt and Paris, and in the spring of decided to return to America as First Class passengers on board the brand new Titanic. Nancy Astor was pregnant.