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Brooch

Brooch

  • Place of origin:

    United States of America (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1840 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the American Friends of the V&A through the generosity of Patricia V. Goldstein

  • Museum number:

    M.130-2011

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Oval gold frame with applied and engraved decoration, mounted under glass with a miniature of a young woman wearing a yellow dress. At the back is a glazed panel containing a lock of hair.

Place of Origin

United States of America (made)

Date

ca. 1840 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 71 mm, Width: 63 mm including pin, Depth: 16 mm

Descriptive line

Gold, mounted with a portrait miniature on ivory under glass of a young woman, U.S.A., about 1840.

Materials

Gold; Ivory; Glass; Textile; Hair

Categories

Jewellery; Metalwork; Portraits

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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