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Brooch in Original Box

2006.44.144 (RS8836)

Description

14 K gold brooch in crescent shape with ten graduated diamonds. One of the ten diamonds rests inside crescent set within the shape of a decorative gold star. In original velvet box.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1890
Inscriptions
Inside of case: "Barry and Whitmore U (illegible letter)/ Washington, D.C." (Embossed)
Location of origin
Washington, D.C. (retail and/or manufacturing)
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
Brooch
pins (jewelry)
People and organizations
Barry & Whitmore
Dimensions
1 1/8 in x 3/8 in (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.144
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
101697

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