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Micromosaic Brooch

2007.15.29 (RS9364)

Description

Oval micromosaic brooch with a spray of multi-colored flowers in a goldstone ground set in a gold mount with a twisted ribbon and rope border, hook on reverse (pin is missing)

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1870
Location of origin
Italy
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
BROOCH
pins (jewelry)
Dimensions
1 1/8 in x 1 1/2 in x 3/8 in (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2007.15.29
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
101956
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.

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