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Brooch with miniature portrait of Georgianna Poor (1849-1919) and Adelaide Poor

1939.324 (RS7738)

Description

Oval gold brooch set with a miniature on ivory of two young girls, safety pin and chain attached.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1865
Inscriptions
"Mrs. Henry Poor" (Engraved)
Material
gold (metal)
ivory (tooth component)
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
Brooch
brooches
gold (metal)
ivory (tooth component)
miniatures (paintings)
pins (jewelry)
Dimensions
1 7/8 x 2 1/4 x 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1939.324
GUSN
102850
Reference Notes
For more information on miniatures in jewelry see Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995):83-97.
Related Items
Title Miniature Accession number 1939.321 Notes Jewelry and related items donate by Mrs. Adelaide Noyes Swayze:
Title Miniature Pendant Accession number 1939.322
Title Miniature Accession number 1939.323
Title Miniature Brooch Accession number 1939.324

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