Brooch

Date

1870-1900

GUSN

GUSN-102182

Description

Oval "French" jet brooch in the shape of a flower, hinged pin and hook on reverse.

Details

Descriptive Terms

brooches
pins (jewelry)
glass (material)
BROOCH

Additional Identification Number

1633

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Adornment

Dimensions

1 3/4 in x 2 in x 1/2 in (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

2007.15.31

Reference Notes

For more information on jet jewelry and imitations see Bury, Shirley, "Jewellery, 1789-1910" v. 2 (1991): 657-709; Cooper, Diana and Norman Battershill, "Victorian Sentimental Jewellery," (1972): 19-30; Dawes, Ginny Reddington and Corinne Davidov, "Victorian Jewelry: Unexplored Treasures," (1991): 125-130; Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): 125-126, 254-256; Phillips, Clare, "Jewels and Jewelry," (2000): 94-95.