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1937.634 (RS7671)

Description

Oval brooch with row of round pastes set in silver with scalloped gold inner border, hinged pin and hook on reverse.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1820
Material
silver (metal)
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
BROOCH
brooches
pins (jewelry)
silver (metal)
Dimensions
1 1/2 in x 1 3/4 in x 1/4 in (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1937.634
GUSN
101972
Exhibition Notes
"Hidden Treasures from Elegant Eras," Historic Jewelry from the Collections of the Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities presented by Shreve, Crump & Low, September 15 - November 30, 1995.
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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