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Brooch

Description

Small rectangular brooch with canted corners. Section of woven hair under oval crystal; beaded edge around crystal.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1770-1850
Inscriptions
Engraved ""AQ""? on reverse.
Associated Building
Original to Josiah Quincy House (Quincy, Mass.).
Material
glass (material)
hair
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
Brooch
brooches
Glass
glass (material)
Hair
hair
Mourning
pins (jewelry)
Possibly mourning
Dimensions
0.825 x 0.625 x 0.25 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1988.80
Credit Line
Gift of Edmund Quincy
GUSN
55798

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