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Brooch

1966.2270 (RS8179)

Description

Painted enamel brooch in gold mount with twisted wire border, lake scene with mountain background.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1870
Associated Building
Original to Merwin House (Stockbridge, Mass.).
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
BROOCH
brooches
pins (jewelry)
Accession Number
1966.2270
Credit Line
Bequest of Vipont de R.D. Merwin
GUSN
101096
Reference Notes
For more information on Swiss enameled jewelry see Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): 257-258; Gere, Charlotte, "American & European Jewelry, 1830-1914," (1975): 35-61 and "Victorian Jewelry Design," (1972): 228-242;

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