Brooch

Date

1800-1820

GUSN

GUSN-101968

Description

Gilded metal brooch set with a central old European cut paste and surrounded by eight single cut pastes, hinged pin and hook on reverse.

Details

Descriptive Terms

brooches
pins (jewelry)
BROOCH

Additional Identification Number

1419

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Adornment

Dimensions

7/8 in x 9/16 in x 1/4 in (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

2007.15.23

Reference Notes

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.