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1983

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2022

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Brooch (England)

This is a brooch. It is dated 18th century and we acquired it in 1983. Its medium is diamonds, gold, freshwater pearls. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

  • Drawing, Design for a Brooch
  • pen and black ink, brush and gray wash on paper.
  • Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund.
  • 1938-88-864
  • Pair Of Mirrors
  • carved mahogany and mahogany veneer, mirrored glass.
  • Bequest of Mary Hayward Weir.
  • 1968-158-18-a,b

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 10.6 x 4 x 2 cm (4 3/16 x 1 9/16 x 13/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Brooch (England); diamonds, gold, freshwater pearls; H x W x D: 10.6 x 4 x 2 cm (4 3/16 x 1 9/16 x 13/16 in.); 1983-22-1

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