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

Object Type

Adornment

Dimensions

2.25 x 1.5 x 0.75 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.5138