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1991

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Bird brooch Brooch, ca. 1850

This is a Brooch. It is dated ca. 1850 and we acquired it in 1991. Its medium is gold, turquoise. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Rosemary Corroon. It is credited Gift of Rosemary Bradley Corroon in memory of Elizabeth Lewis Murray.

  • Bird Slip-on Brooch, 2012
  • sheet copper, electroformed copper, ribbon (silk).
  • The Susan Grant Lewin Collection, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.
  • 2016-34-22

Its dimensions are

Overall: 3.9 x 4 x 1 cm (1 9/16 x 1 9/16 x 3/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Bird brooch Brooch, ca. 1850; England; gold, turquoise; Overall: 3.9 x 4 x 1 cm (1 9/16 x 1 9/16 x 3/8 in.); Gift of Rosemary Bradley Corroon in memory of Elizabeth Lewis Murray; 1991-50-1

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