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CAMEO BROOCH

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

The center of the brooch is in openwork. It has a cluster of three leaves around two buds or pieces of fruit. The leaves and buds are made of gold, and have the veins and petals etched on them. There is a frame curled around the center with the two ends crossed over each other like a knot. The border is in gold openwork that looks like wire. It is set with a row of seed pearls. There is a pin at the back. There is also a chain attached to the back which ends with a pin for safety.

Object name:
CAMEO BROOCH
Made from:
Gold -- seed pearls
Made in:
USA
Date made:
19th c.
Size:
4.1 cm (1 5/8 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
17.11
Class:
JEWELRY
Signature marks:
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973