Not currently on display at the V&A

Filigree Brooch

c. 1853 (made)
Place of origin

Brooch with floral motif and butterfly


Object details
Categories
Object type
Materials and techniques
Silver filigree
Brief description
Silver filigree brooch, Travancore, c. 1850
Physical description
Brooch with floral motif and butterfly
Dimensions
  • Height: 10.2cm
Object history
Acquired in 1855 by the Indian Museum as from Travancore, now (with Cochin), the state of Kerala.
Production
Acquired in 1855 from Travancore, now Kerala
Bibliographic references
  • Barnard, Nick, Indian Jewellery: The V&A Collection London: V&A Publishing, 2008 Number: ISBN 9781851774838p. 80, pl. 3.42
  • Re-use: The Art and Politics of Integration and Anxiety [Elektronisk resurs]. Sage Publications, 2012Chapter 5, Nick Barnard; Indian Jewellery and Nineteenth-Century Britain. Pl. 5.12.
  • South Asian Studies, 6, London: 1990Stronge, Susan, Indian Jewellery and the West: Stylistic Exchanges 1750-1930, pps. 143- 155
Collection
Accession number
03371(IS)

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Record createdAugust 9, 2006
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