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Brooch

2007.15.25 (RS9360)

Description

Oval pink granite brooch set in a gilded metal mount with a scrolled foliate border.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1870
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
BROOCH
brooches
pins (jewelry)
Dimensions
1 1/4 in x 1 1/16 in x 3/8 in (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2007.15.25
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
102015
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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