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Brooch

1969.1894 (RS8264)

Description

Silver brooch in the form of a curved sword sheathed in a scabbard, sword blade is engraved with Arabic letters, handle and scabbard set with three cabochon corals and one cabochon turquoise, chain attaches sword to scabbard, hinged pin and hook on reverse.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1900
Location of origin
Middle East?
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
silver (metal)
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
BROOCH
brooches
pins (jewelry)
silver (metal)
Dimensions
1 in x 2 1/2 in x 3/8 in (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1969.1894
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
102037

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