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Brooch

1998.5138 (RS199249)

Description

This salmon-colored coral brooch consists of a central large coral cabochon surrounded by two rows of smaller coral beads, all mounted with pins on a gold circular wire frame. A pair of drops depend from the bottom edge of the brooch. The central drop is now missing. The brooch closes with a hinged pin and C-hook.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1900
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
coral (material)
gold (metal)
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
Brooch
brooches
Coral
coral (material)
Floral
gold (metal)
Gold Plate
pins (jewelry)
Polished
Soldered
Dimensions
2.25 x 1.5 x 0.75 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.5138
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
24256

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