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Brooch

1933.1619 (RS7409)

Description

Oval flat moss agate brooch set in a metal mount with shell shaped prongs.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1890
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
BROOCH
brooches
pins (jewelry)
Dimensions
2 1/8 in x 1 1/2 in x 1/8 in (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1933.1619
GUSN
102011
Reference Notes
For more information on Victorian stone jewelry see Bury, Shirley, "Jewellery, 1789-1910," (1991): 513-528; Dawes, Ginny Reddington & Corinne Davidov, "Victorian Jewelry: Unexplored Treasures," (1991): 57-95; Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): 246-253.
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Title Scotch stone brooch Accession number 1933.1620
Title Hair brooch Accession number 1933.1621

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