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1919.229.1 (RS6753)

Description

This woven reed brooch has matching earrings (1919.229.2AB). The brooch consists of three pinwheels of reed strips woven together with black and white filament and silk string. Two chains of woven reed "bells" hang from the central pinwheel. The brooch closes with a hinged pin and hook on the reverse.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1900
Material
gold (metal)
silk (fiber)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
Brooch
brooches
gold (metal)
pins (jewelry)
silk (fiber)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
1 3/16 x 2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1919.229.1
GUSN
101056
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