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Brooch

1969.2408 (RS8288)

Description

Gilded silver brooch with seven round cut pastes in a rosette design, hinged pin and hook on reverse.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1820
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
silver (metal)
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
BROOCH
brooches
pins (jewelry)
silver (metal)
Dimensions
3/4 in x 1 in x 1/4 in (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1969.2408
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
101967
Reference Notes
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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