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1972

  • Work on this object began.

1991

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2022

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Brooch (USA)

This is a brooch. It was made by Olaf Skoogfors. It is dated 1972 and we acquired it in 1991. Its medium is silver, copper, brass. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Edna Sloan Beron. It is credited Gift of Edna Sloan Beron.

  • Necklace
  • bent silver wire, sheet silver, polished moonstone.
  • Promised gift to the Susan Grant Lewin Collection, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian....
  • 7067.117.2016

Its dimensions are

Overall: 6.7 x 5 x 1.8 cm (2 5/8 x 1 15/16 x 11/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamped "Olaf Skoogfors / 1972" on back of silver mount.

Cite this object as

Brooch (USA); Made by Olaf Skoogfors (American, b. Sweden, 1930 - 1975); silver, copper, brass; Overall: 6.7 x 5 x 1.8 cm (2 5/8 x 1 15/16 x 11/16 in.); Gift of Edna Sloan Beron; 1991-56-1

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