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1966.2264.2 (RS196489)

Description

This oval girandole-style Bohemian garnet brooch is composed of faceted garnets set in gold in a series of concentric surmounts, with a large central stone. Beneath hang three garnet rosettes, from which are suspended tear-drop pendants with a central stone surrounded by smaller round stones. The brooch closes with a hinged pin and hook on the reverse. The brooch forms part of a set with bracelet 1966.2264.1.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1900
Associated Building
Original To Merwin House (Stockbridge, Mass.).
Material
garnet (mineral)
gold (metal)
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
Brooch
garnet (mineral)
gold (metal)
pins (jewelry)
Dimensions
1 3/4 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1966.2264.2
Credit Line
Bequest of Vipont de R. D. Merwin
GUSN
284068
Related Items
Title Bracelet Accession number 1966.2264.1 Relationship Part of a set

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