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Brooch

2006.44.22 (RS8921)

Description

Gold pinwheel-shaped brooch made from feathered-scroll arms with a faceted green stone set at the center. Small round pearls are prong-set at the end of each arm. A gold circle supports the arms and the closure on the back.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1920
Location of origin
American (use)
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
emerald (mineral)
gold (metal)
pearl (animal material)
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
Brooch
brooches
gold (metal)
pins (jewelry)
Possibly emerald (mineral)
Possibly pearl (animal material)
Dimensions
1/4 in (W), 15/16 in (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.22
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
101751

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