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Object Timeline

1995

  • Work on this object began.

2016

2017

Brooch, 1995

This is a brooch. It was designed by Giampaolo Babetto. It is dated 1995 and we acquired it in 2016. Its medium is molded, pressed, folded and stippled 18kt gold sheet with applied pigment. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Susan Lewin. It is credited The Susan Grant Lewin Collection, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 6.2 × 4 × 2.6 cm (2 7/16 in. × 1 9/16 in. × 1 in.)

It has the following markings

On reverse, 'BABETTO.1995.' inscribed on second line '397."unreadable cipher.18k.'

Cite this object as

Brooch, 1995; Designed by Giampaolo Babetto (Italian, b. 1947); molded, pressed, folded and stippled 18kt gold sheet with applied pigment; H x W x D: 6.2 × 4 × 2.6 cm (2 7/16 in. × 1 9/16 in. × 1 in.); The Susan Grant Lewin Collection, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum; 2016-34-1

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