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

Related Items

Title Irish Bogwood Brooch Accession Number 1933.1618
Title Irish Moss Brooch Accession Number 1933.1619
Title Scotch stone brooch Accession Number 1933.1620
Title Hair brooch Accession Number 1933.1621

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Adornment

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.