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Be Long in Coming Brooch

This is a brooch. It was designed by Jantje Fleischhut. It is dated 2007 and we acquired it in 2016. Its medium is silver, resin, print. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

With this brooch, Fleischhut creates a story inspired by a legend about the Dolomite Mountains. The oval form features the faint outline of an enigmatic figure appearing before wind turbines and snow-covered mountains obscured by a misty, glowing amber sky. By playing with scale, and juxtaposing modern technology and nature, Fleischhut creates an imaginative, mysterious scene.

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

  • Photograph
  • Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.
  • 1931-81-15
  • Brooch (USA)
  • resin, silver, paper, copper wire.
  • Gift of Armand G. Winfield.
  • 1993-76-8

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 6 cm × 9.2 cm × 1 cm (2 7/8 × 3 5/8 × 1/2 in.)

It has the following markings

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Be Long in Coming Brooch; Designed by Jantje Fleischhut (German, active Netherlands, b. 1972); silver, resin, print; H x W x D: 6 cm × 9.2 cm × 1 cm (2 7/8 × 3 5/8 × 1/2 in.); The Susan Grant Lewin Collection, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum; 2016-34-32

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Jewelry of Ideas: Gifts from the Susan Grant Lewin Collection.

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