Brooch

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1860-1900

GUSN

GUSN-24256

Description

This salmon-colored coral brooch consists of a central large coral cabochon surrounded by two rows of smaller coral beads, all mounted with pins on a gold circular wire frame. A pair of drops depend from the bottom edge of the brooch. The central drop is now missing. The brooch closes with a hinged pin and C-hook.

Details

Descriptive Terms

brooches
pins (jewelry)
coral (material)
gold (metal)
Coral
Gold Plate
Polished
Soldered
Floral
Brooch

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

2.25 x 1.5 x 0.75 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.5138