Brooch

Date

1850-1890

GUSN

GUSN-102011

Description

Oval flat moss agate brooch set in a metal mount with shell shaped prongs.

Details

Descriptive Terms

brooches
pins (jewelry)
BROOCH

Additional Identification Number

1462

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

1933.1619

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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