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Oval shell cameo brooch, depicts classical woman in profile with flowers in her hair, set in gold mount with twisted gold wire border, hinged pin and hook on reverse.
Original to Merwin House (Stockbridge, Mass.),
Bequest of Vipont de R.D. Merwin
For information on cameos see Bennett, David and Daniela Mascetti, "Understanding Jewellery," (1989); Bury, Shirley, "Jewellery, 1789-1910," v. 1 (1991): 215-232; Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): 227-236; Miller, Anna M. "Cameos Old & New," 3rd Edition (2005).