Silesian Wire Brooch

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1820-1840

GUSN

GUSN-102137

Description

Black iron wire filigree brooch in the form of a stylized flower and a wire filigree drop with five tassels, hinged pin and hook on reverse.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pins (jewelry)
BROOCH

Additional Identification Number

1588

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England or France

Dimensions

2 in x 2 in x 3/8 in (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1932.2542

Exhibition Notes

"Hidden Treasures from Elegant Eras," Historic Jewelry from the Collections of the Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities presented by Shreve, Crump & Low, September 15 - November 30, 1995.

Reference Notes

For more information on Berlin Iron jewelry see Bury, Shirley, "Jewellery, 1789-1910," v. 2 (1991): 698-702; Dawes, Ginny Redington and Corinne Davidov, "Victorian Jewelry: Unexplored Treasures," (1991): 110-114; Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995); 257; Newman, Harold, "Illustrated Dictionary of Jewelry," (1981): 37; Phillips, Clare, "Jewels and Jewelry," (2000): 72-73.

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