Silesian Wire Brooch
Black iron wire filigree brooch in the form of a stylized flower and a wire filigree drop with five tassels, hinged pin and hook on reverse.
- Location of origin
- England or France
- Object type
- Descriptive terms
- 2 in x 2 in x 3/8 in (HxWxD) (inches)
- Accession Number
- 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
- For more information on Berlin Iron jewelry see Bury, Shirley, "Jewellery, 1789-1910," v. 2 (1991): 698-702; Dawes, Ginny Redington and Corinne Davidov, "Victorian Jewelry: Unexplored Treasures," (1991): 110-114; Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995); 257; Newman, Harold, "Illustrated Dictionary of Jewelry," (1981): 37; Phillips, Clare, "Jewels and Jewelry," (2000): 72-73.
- Related Items
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Title Single earring Accession number 1929.1067
Title Hair pendant Accession number 1929.1068
Title Pendant Accession number 1929.1069
Title g - Seven brass buttons Accession number 1929.1093 a
Title g - Seven buttons Accession number 1929.1094 a
Title Pair of painted buttons Accession number 1929.1095 ab
Title Filigree breast pin Accession number 1932.2541
Title Pair of bracelets Accession number 1932.2548 ab