Brooch

Date

1875

GUSN

GUSN-101224

Description

Gold circular brooch with applied fleur de lis and black enamel scrolls, center set with basket weave brown hair under glass and surrounded by a row of pearls, hinged pin and hook on reverse.

Details

Descriptive Terms

brooches
pins (jewelry)
BROOCH

Inscription

"M. D. C. / Sept. 24. 1850 / and Sept. 24. 1875. / C. A. C." (Engraved)

Additional Identification Number

668

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Title Gold ring Accession Number 1987.631
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Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Adornment

Dimensions

1/2 in (D), 1 3/8 in (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Edwin Buckingham Sears

Accession Number

1987.627

Reference Notes

For more information on the collection of Edwin B. Sears see the catalogue Sander, Penny J., ed. "Earliest Recollections: Furnishings from the Family of Edwin B. Sears" (1984).