Brooch

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1800-1810

GUSN

GUSN-101583

Description

Heart-shaped paste brooch set in silver with a red stone at top, all set on a red silk ribbon.

Details

Descriptive Terms

brooches
pins (jewelry)
silver (metal)
glass (material)
silk (fiber)
Brooch

Additional Identification Number

1034

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

1 x 13/16 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Martha A. Knowles

Accession Number

1923.659

Exhibition Notes

"Hidden Treasures from Elegant Eras," Historic Jewelry from the Collections of the Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities presented by Shreve, Crump & Low, September 15 - November 30, 1995.

Reference Notes

Pictured in Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): Plate 24. For more information on pastes see Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): 48-51; 115-120; Phillips, Clare, "Jewels and Jewelry," (2000): 54-55.

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