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Brooch and Pin

1925.366AB (RS6951)

Description

Two oval Roman micromosaic brooches. One large oval brooch depicting a spray of flowers inset in a goldstone background, gold setting with rope border, hinged pin and hook on reverse. Small oval brooch depicting a spray of flowers inset in a goldstone background, gold setting, pin is missing.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1880
Material
glass (material)
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
BROOCH
glass (material)
pins (jewelry)
Dimensions
1 5/8 in (A); 9/16 in x 1 15/16 in (A); 3/4 in (B) x 3/8 in (A); 3/8 in (B) (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1925.366AB
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Lucy Haskell Sturtevant
GUSN
100851
Reference Notes
For more information on mosaic jewelry see: Bury, Shirley, "Jewellery, 1789-1910," (1991): 232-237; Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): 239-245; Gere, Charlotte, "American & European Jewelry, 1830-1914," (1975): 126-128; Phillips, Clare, "Jewels and Jewelry," (2000): 74-75.
Related Items
Title Pair of watch guards Accession number 1925.344 ab Notes Jewelry and related items donated by Lucy Sturtevant:
Title Pair of bracelets Accession number 1925.359 ab
Title Necklace Accession number 1925.360
Title Hair pins Accession number 1925.361 ab
Title Buckle Accession number 1925.362
Title Buckle Accession number 1925.363
Title Cameo brooch Accession number 1925.364
Title Cuff links Accession number 1925.365
Title c - Brooch, pin and cuff links Accession number 1925.366 a
Title c - Buckle and hook-eye on cardboard Accession number 1925.367 a
Title Shoe buckle Accession number 1925.368 a
Title Stock buckle Accession number 1925.368 b
Title Buckle Accession number 1925.369
Title Buckle Accession number 1925.370
Title Buckle Accession number 1925.375

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