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Musanga Branch Brooch

This is a brooch. It was designed by Francisco Rebajes. It is dated c. 1940s-1950s and we acquired it in 2017. Its medium is silver, tree twig, resin. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Linda Lichtenberg Kaplan. It is credited Gift of Linda Lichtenberg Kaplan.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 7.6 × 6.4 cm (3 in. × 2 1/2 in.)

It is signed


Cite this object as

Musanga Branch Brooch; Designed by Francisco Rebajes (American, b. Dominican Republic, 1907 - 1990); silver, tree twig, resin; H x W: 7.6 × 6.4 cm (3 in. × 2 1/2 in.); Gift of Linda Lichtenberg Kaplan; 2017-59-8

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