This object is currently on display in room 202 as part of Hewitt Sisters Collect. There are 4 other images of this object. See our image rights statement.

 

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This object and one other are part of a set whose first object is Jewelry Suite (probably France), ca. 1860.

Brooch And Pair Of Earrings (probably France), ca. 1860

This is a Brooch and pair of earrings. It is dated ca. 1860 and we acquired it in 1928. Its medium is bright-cut engraved aluminum, gold. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Gustav E. Kissel. It is credited Gift of Mrs. Gustav E. Kissel.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D (a: brooch): 5.8 x 4.8 x 1.3 cm (2 5/16 x 1 7/8 x 1/2 in.) H x W x D (b: earring): 6.4 x 1.9 x 1.1 cm (2 1/2 x 3/4 x 7/16 in.) H x W x D (c: earring): 6.5 x 1 x 1.9 cm (2 9/16 x 3/8 x 3/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Brooch And Pair Of Earrings (probably France), ca. 1860. bright-cut engraved aluminum, gold. Gift of Mrs. Gustav E. Kissel. 1928-5-4-a/c.

In addition to Hewitt Sisters Collect, this object was previously on display as part of the exhibition Faster, Cheaper, Newer, More: The Revolutions of 1848.

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