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1930

  • Work on this object began.

1950

  • Work on this object ended.

1992

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2020

  • You found it!

Brooch in form of American flag Brooch, ca. 1940

This is a Brooch. It is dated ca. 1940 and we acquired it in 1992. Its medium is gilded metal, glass. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Week series in a post titled Grand Old Flag.

It is credited Museum purchase from Sarah Cooper Hewitt Fund.

Its dimensions are

7.5 x 7.8 x 0.8 cm (2 15/16 x 3 1/16 x 5/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamped on back of pole: CALVAIRE in capital letters, the sylized C squared and surrounding the A.

Cite this object as

Brooch in form of American flag Brooch, ca. 1940; USA; gilded metal, glass; 7.5 x 7.8 x 0.8 cm (2 15/16 x 3 1/16 x 5/16 in.); Museum purchase from Sarah Cooper Hewitt Fund; 1992-103-8

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