Micromosaic Brooch

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1850-1870

GUSN

GUSN-101946

Description

Rectangular micromosaic brooch of two doves and a spray of flowers of multi colors in a black glass background set in a gold mount with a hinged pin and hook on reverse.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pins (jewelry)
glass (material)
BROOCH

Additional Identification Number

1397

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Italy

Object Type

Adornment

Dimensions

1 3/8 in x 1 7/8 in x 5/16 in (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

2007.15.33

Reference Notes

For more information on mosaic jewelry, see: Becker, Vivienne, "Antique and 20th Century Jewellery," (1989): 155-166; Bury, Shirley, "Jewellery, 1789-1910," (1991): 232-237; Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): 239-245; Gere, Charlotte, "American & European Jewelry, 1830-1914," (1975): 126-128; Phillips, Clare, "Jewels and Jewelry," (2000): 74-75.