Brooch

Date

ca. 1790

GUSN

GUSN-101585

Description

Crescent paste brooch set in silver, with hinged pin and hook on reverse.

Details

Descriptive Terms

brooches
pins (jewelry)
silver (metal)
BROOCH

Additional Identification Number

1036

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Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Adornment

Dimensions

1 1/4 in x 1 1/2 in x 3/8 in (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1941.1433

Reference Notes

Pictured in Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): Plate 69. 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.