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Brooch with miniature drawing

1920.557 (RS6783)

Description

This rectangular brooch is set with a miniature pencil sketch of a kneeling, robed male figure surrounded by a halo. His arms are crossed and he stares at the ground. The sketch on paper is set under beveled glass. The brooch is surrounded by a gold frame with a reeded border. It closes with a hinged pin and hook on the reverse.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1900
Material
gold (metal)
graphite (mineral)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
Brooch
brooches
gold (metal)
graphite (mineral)
miniatures (paintings)
paper (fiber product)
pins (jewelry)
Dimensions
1 1/2 x 1 5/16 x 5/16 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1920.557
Credit Line
Estate of Mrs. Jane N. Grew
GUSN
102024
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