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1987.630 (RS8586)

Description

Brooch composed of silver leaf set with cabochon turquoises and seed pearls, stem is in gold and encircles the leaf, hinged pin and hook on reverse.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850
Inscriptions
"Marcia from Alfred / March 24, 1850" (Engraved)
Material
silver (metal)
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
BROOCH
brooches
pins (jewelry)
silver (metal)
Dimensions
1 in x 1 9/16 in x 1/2 in (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1987.630
Credit Line
Gift of Edwin Buckingham Sears
GUSN
102048
Exhibition Notes
"Jewelry at Historic New England," Online exhibit presented by Historic New England launched September 30, 2007 at www.historicnewengland.org/jewelryhistory/.
Reference Notes
For more information on the collection of Edwin B. Sears see the catalogue Sander, Penny J., ed. "Earliest Recollections: Furnishings from the Family of Edwin B. Sears" (1984).
Related Items
Title Gold necklace with locket Accession number 1987.626 Notes Jewelry and related items donated by Edwin B. Sears:
Title Hair brooch Accession number 1987.627
Title Hair brooch Accession number 1987.628
Title Hair brooch Accession number 1987.629
Title Gold and turquoise brooch Accession number 1987.630
Title Gold ring Accession number 1987.631
Title Silver brooch Accession number 1987.632

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