Brooch and Pin

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1840-1880

GUSN

GUSN-100851

Description

Two oval Roman micromosaic brooches. One large oval brooch depicting a spray of flowers inset in a goldstone background, gold setting with rope border, hinged pin and hook on reverse. Small oval brooch depicting a spray of flowers inset in a goldstone background, gold setting, pin is missing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pins (jewelry)
glass (material)
BROOCH

Additional Identification Number

294

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Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Adornment

Dimensions

1 5/8 in (A); 9/16 in x 1 15/16 in (A); 3/4 in (B) x 3/8 in (A); 3/8 in (B) (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Lucy Haskell Sturtevant

Accession Number

1925.366AB

Reference Notes

For more information on mosaic jewelry see: Bury, Shirley, "Jewellery, 1789-1910," (1991): 232-237; Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): 239-245; Gere, Charlotte, "American & European Jewelry, 1830-1914," (1975): 126-128; Phillips, Clare, "Jewels and Jewelry," (2000): 74-75.