Brooch

Date

1850-1880

GUSN

GUSN-103229

Description

Small brooch in the form of a flower with round coral beads and a coral leaf.

Details

Descriptive Terms

brooches
pins (jewelry)
BROOCH

Additional Identification Number

2736

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Probably Italy

Dimensions

7/8 in x 5/8 in (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

2007.15.229

Reference Notes

For more information on coral jewelry see Bennett, David and Daniela Mascetti, "Understanding Jewellery," (1989): 105; Bury, Shirley, "Jewellery, 1789-1910," v.1 (1991): 238-244; Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): 122-123, 237-239; Gere, Charlotte, "American and European Jewelry, 1830-1914," (1975): 86-87.