Oval shell cameo brooch, depicts classical woman in profile with flowers in her hair, set in gold mount with twisted gold wire border, hinged pin and hook on reverse.
- Associated Building
- Original to Merwin House (Stockbridge, Mass.).
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- Credit Line
- Bequest of Vipont de R.D. Merwin
- Reference Notes
- For information on cameos see Bennett, David and Daniela Mascetti, "Understanding Jewellery," (1989); Bury, Shirley, "Jewellery, 1789-1910," v. 1 (1991): 215-232; Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): 227-236; Miller, Anna M. "Cameos Old & New," 3rd Edition (2005).