Micromosaic Brooch

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1840-1870

GUSN

GUSN-101956

Description

Oval micromosaic brooch with a spray of multi-colored flowers in a goldstone ground set in a gold mount with a twisted ribbon and rope border, hook on reverse (pin is missing)

Details

Descriptive Terms

pins (jewelry)
BROOCH

Additional Identification Number

1407

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Italy

Object Type

Adornment

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

2007.15.29

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.