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1998.5142.1 (RS21921)

Description

Oval gold pin w/ trefoil cut out at top, bottom and each side. Surface etched w/ plumes and flowers. At center of pin is a pink coral cameo.

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
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
BROOCH
brooches
Carved
carving (processes)
Coral
coral (material)
corals (animals)
Etched
etching (corroding)
etching (printing process)
Face
faces (animal or human components)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
gold (metal)
Gold Plate
Molded
molding (forming)
pins (jewelry)
Polished
polishing
Dimensions
1.75 x 1.5 x 0.75 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.5142.1
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
24260

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