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1987.627 (RS8583)

Description

Gold circular brooch with applied fleur de lis and black enamel scrolls, center set with basket weave brown hair under glass and surrounded by a row of pearls, hinged pin and hook on reverse.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1875
Inscriptions
"M. D. C. / Sept. 24. 1850 / and Sept. 24. 1875. / C. A. C." (Engraved)
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
BROOCH
brooches
pins (jewelry)
Dimensions
1/2 in (D), 1 3/8 in (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1987.627
Credit Line
Gift of Edwin Buckingham Sears
GUSN
101224
Reference Notes
For more information on the collection of Edwin B. Sears see the catalogue Sander, Penny J., ed. "Earliest Recollections: Furnishings from the Family of Edwin B. Sears" (1984).
Related Items
Title Gold necklace with locket Accession number 1987.626 Notes Jewelry and related items donated by Edwin B. Sears:
Title Hair brooch Accession number 1987.627
Title Hair brooch Accession number 1987.628
Title Hair brooch Accession number 1987.629
Title Gold and turquoise brooch Accession number 1987.630
Title Gold ring Accession number 1987.631
Title Silver brooch Accession number 1987.632

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