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BROOCH

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

The main part of the brooch is a circle with a heart shaped section inside. The frame of the heart and brooch are made of gold, but the rest is woven in hair. The inner frame has gold leaves on top of it. From the larger part of the brooch hangs two joined hearts woven in hair with a gold frame. It attaches to the brooch with a chain.

Object name:
BROOCH
Made from:
Gold -- hair
Made in:
USA
Date made:
ca. 1861
Size:
6.4 cm (2 1/2 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
17.53
Class:
JEWELRY
Signature marks:
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973