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Seed pearl brooch in the form of two circles all set on a mother of pearl template, gold hinged pin and hook on reverse.
3/4 in x 1 1/2 in x 3/8 in (HxWxD) (inches)
"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.
For more information on pearl jewelry see Bury, Shirley, "Jewellery, 1789-1910," v. 1 (1991): 254-259; Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): 108-111, 209-213.
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