Brooch

Date

1860-1890

GUSN

GUSN-101996

Description

Bar shaped brooch with rounded corners set with multi-colored agates in a metal mount with a twist rope border, hinged pin and hook on reverse.

Details

Descriptive Terms

brooches
pins (jewelry)
BROOCH

Additional Identification Number

1447

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Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Adornment

Dimensions

7/8 in x 3 1/8 in x 1/4 in (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mis Roxana H. Vivian

Accession Number

1938.1088

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.