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1998.5141 (RS21916)

Description

Pin composed of a gold tube formed into an oval w/ a coral rose at the center and two etched gold leaves to the left of the rose. A gold ribbon etched w/ lozenges and flowers winds around the top of the oval tube.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1900
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
carving (processes)
coral (material)
corals (animals)
etching (corroding)
etching (printing process)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
gold (metal)
molding (forming)
polishing
soldering
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
BROOCH
brooches
Carved
carving (processes)
Coral
coral (material)
corals (animals)
Etched
etching (corroding)
etching (printing process)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Floral
floral patterns
gold (metal)
Gold Plate
Molded
molding (forming)
pins (jewelry)
Polished
polishing
Soldered
soldering
Dimensions
1.5 x 1.75 x 0.5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.5141
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
24259

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