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Brooch

2007.15.34 (RS9370)

Description

Blonde and brown hair brooch in the shape of a leaf and two acorns, mount and pin is missing.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1880
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
BROOCH
brooches
pins (jewelry)
Dimensions
2 1/16 in x 1 1/16 in x 3/8 in (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2007.15.34
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
101250
Reference Notes
For more information on hair jewelry see Bell, C. Jeanenne, "Collector's Encyclopedia of Hairwork Jewelry," (1998); Bury, Shirley, "Jewellery, 1789-1910," v. 2 (1991): 680-698; Campbell, Mark, "The Art of Hair Work: Hair Braiding and Jewelry of Sentiment with Catalog of Hair Jewelry," Eds. Jules & Kaethe Kliot (facsimile of 1875 printing, 1996); Dawes, Ginny Reddington & Corinne Davidov, "Victorian Jewelry: Unexplored Treasures," (1991): 139-143; Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): 98-107, 214-219.

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