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Brooch (USA), ca. 1842

This is a Brooch. It is dated ca. 1842 and we acquired it in 1920. Its medium is hair, gold, glass. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mrs. John Innes Kane. It is credited Gift of Mrs. John Innes Kane.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 2.8 x 2.4 x 0.4 cm (1 1/8 x 15/16 x 3/16 in.)

It has the following markings

On back: "J J S 1842"

Cite this object as

Brooch (USA), ca. 1842; hair, gold, glass; H x W x D: 2.8 x 2.4 x 0.4 cm (1 1/8 x 15/16 x 3/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. John Innes Kane; 1920-19-120

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