Brooch

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

ca. 1955

GUSN

GUSN-306992

Description

Brooch modeled after a single dogwood blossom with four ribbed petals. The backs of the petals and the center of the flower are plated in gold. The petal interiors are enameled white. The brooch closes with a pin and safety clasp.

Details

Descriptive Terms

brooches
white metal
gold alloy
enamel (fused coating)
Pin, Clothing
Brooch
Brooch

Label

This white dogwood blossom, a close replica of one designed by Tiffany & Co., remained one of Trifari's most popular designs for decades.

Inscription

"TRIFARI" (stamped)

Additional Identification Number

995.2

Maker

Trifari, Krussman, and Fishel, Inc. (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

RI

Dimensions

1 3/8 x 1 3/8 x 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Julianne Mehegan

Accession Number

2014.43.2.1

Places

Providence (Providence county, Rhode Island)