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1941.1433 (RS7862)

Description

Crescent paste brooch set in silver, with hinged pin and hook on reverse.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1790
Material
silver (metal)
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
BROOCH
brooches
pins (jewelry)
silver (metal)
Dimensions
1 1/4 in x 1 1/2 in x 3/8 in (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1941.1433
GUSN
101585
Reference Notes
Pictured in Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): Plate 69. For more information on pastes see Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): 48-51; 115-120; Phillips, Clare, "Jewels and Jewelry," (2000): 54-55.
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Title Paste brooch Accession number 1941.1433

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