Brooch

Date

1850-1890

GUSN

GUSN-101994

Description

Silver brooch of six foliate engraved loops set with agates, center set with a silver flower, hinged pin and hook on reverse.

Details

Descriptive Terms

brooches
pins (jewelry)
silver (metal)
BROOCH

Additional Identification Number

1445

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Europe

Dimensions

1 1/8 in x 1 15/16 in x 7/8 in (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1932.657

Exhibition Notes

"Jewelry at Historic New England," Online exhibit presented by Historic New England launched September 30, 2007 at www.historicnewengland.org/jewelryhistory/.

Reference Notes

For more information on Victorian stone jewelry see Bury, Shirley, "Jewellery, 1789-1910," (1991): 513-528; Dawes, Ginny Reddington & Corinne Davidov, "Victorian Jewelry: Unexplored Treasures," (1991): 57-95; Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): 246-253.

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