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Brooch

2007.15.23 (RS9358)

Description

Gilded metal brooch set with a central old European cut paste and surrounded by eight single cut pastes, hinged pin and hook on reverse.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1820
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
BROOCH
brooches
pins (jewelry)
Dimensions
7/8 in x 9/16 in x 1/4 in (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2007.15.23
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
101968
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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