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1927

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Pair Of Dress Clips/Jabot Pin, 1927

This is a Pair of Dress Clips/Jabot Pin.

This object is not part of the Cooper Hewitt's permanent collection. It was able to spend time at the museum on loan from Anonymous as part of The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.

It is dated 1927. Its medium is diamonds, platinum.

The stepped shapes of Mayan decoration and skyscraper design are given a Persian twist with pierced scrolls. With a post connecting them, they could be used either for a cape or dress or as a lapel pin.

It is credited Private Collection.

  • Brooch, 1924
  • platinum, diamonds, cultured pearl, onyx, rock crystal.
  • Lent by Cartier Collection, Inv. CL 235 A24.
  • 86.2016.9
  • Jabot Pin, 1925–30
  • diamonds, platinum, rock crystal (quartz), chalcedony (onyx).
  • Lent by Tiffany and Company, Archives, A1999.28.
  • 62.2016.4

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Its dimensions are

L x W: 8.5 × 3.2 cm (3 5/16 × 1 1/4 in.)

It has the following markings

CARTIER 2818680

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.

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