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Brooch (USA), ca. 1870

This is a Brooch. It is dated ca. 1870 and we acquired it in 1988. Its medium is sunbird head, gold. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Janet Mavec and Sandra Ventura-Pauly. It is credited Gift of Janet Mavec and Sandra Ventura-Pauly.

Its dimensions are

Overall: 3.5 x 5 x 1.8 cm (1 3/8 x 1 15/16 x 11/16 in.)

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Brooch (USA), ca. 1870; sunbird head, gold; Overall: 3.5 x 5 x 1.8 cm (1 3/8 x 1 15/16 x 11/16 in.); Gift of Janet Mavec and Sandra Ventura-Pauly; 1988-14-1

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Rebeca Méndez Selects.

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