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Brooch in Original Case

1947.178ab (RS8015)

Description

Gold brooch of a naturalistic flower with two leaves on either side, hinged pin and hook on reverse. Velvet lidded case with blue silk lining.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1890
Inscriptions
Brooch: "KATIE / FROM / 13th ME. REGT. ASS."
Case: "BAILEY, BANKS & BIDDLE / PHILADELPHIA" (Engraved and embossed)
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
BROOCH
pins (jewelry)
Dimensions
7/8 in (brooch); 1 1/8 in (case) x 2 in (brooch); 2 1/2 in (case) x 5/16 in (brooch); 1 3/4 in (case) (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1947.178ab
GUSN
102134
Exhibition Notes
"Hidden Treasures from Elegant Eras," Historic Jewelry from the Collections of the Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities presented by Shreve, Crump & Low, September 15 - November 30, 1995.
Reference Notes
See accession file for additional information on Henry Rust.
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