Metal pin with two peacocks(?) with heads turned to center. Three section of hangind coins. Center section has floral influence. Side sections have 5 hammered dots. Two prongs on reverse for attaching to garment. Used to close vest?
Donated by Suzanne Salimbene. The pin was handmade in Greece, and was most likely part of a Sarakatsani costume. Suzanne got the pin while living in Greece circa 1965-1982.
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Pin, 1965 – 1982, Suzanne's Collection, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/8369. Accessed 11/23/20.