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This is a brooch. It was designed by David Urso and made by David Urso. It is dated 1991 and we acquired it in 1992. Its medium is paper, plexiglas, cloth tape. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Ivy Ross. It is credited Gift of Ivy Ross.

  • Brooch
  • gold, niello, enamel.
  • The Susan Grant Lewin Collection, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.
  • 2016-34-117

Its dimensions are

H x W: 4.5 × 4.5 cm (1 3/4 × 1 3/4 in.)

It is signed

"Urso" inscribed on plexi in red and yellow.

It is inscribed

"Urso" inscribed on plexi in red and yellow."Urso" inscribed on plexi in red and yellow.

Cite this object as

Brooch; Designed by David Urso ; paper, plexiglas, cloth tape; H x W: 4.5 × 4.5 cm (1 3/4 × 1 3/4 in.); Gift of Ivy Ross; 1992-194-2

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