Skip to content

Search Collections

Micromosaic Bar Pin

1934.2342 (RS7533)

Description

Micromosaic bar pin with three blue flowers within a circle at center and two white feather fans on either side set in gold mount with applied gold bead border and hinged pin and hook on reverse.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1890
Location of origin
Italy
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
BROOCH
pins (jewelry)
Dimensions
1/2 in x 1 5/8 in x 7/16 in (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1934.2342
GUSN
101955
Reference Notes
For more information on mosaic jewelry, see: Becker, Vivienne, "Antique and 20th Century Jewellery," (1989): 155-166; Bury, Shirley, "Jewellery, 1789-1910," (1991): 232-237; Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): 239-245; Gere, Charlotte, "American & European Jewelry, 1830-1914," (1975): 126-128; Phillips, Clare, "Jewels and Jewelry," (2000): 74-75.
Related Items
Title Mosaic brooch Accession number 1934.2342 Notes Jewelry and related items donated by Mrs. Joseph E. Whitman:
Title Mosaic necklace Accession number 1934.2343

Comments