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Bee Brooch

French
about 1990
Designed for House of Christian Dior (French, founded 1946), Designed by Gianfranco Ferré (Italian, 1944–2007)


Dimensions

Overall: 1 x 4.4 x 4.8 cm (3/8 x 1 3/4 x 1 7/8 in)

Accession Number

2016.527

Medium or Technique

Gold colored metal

Not On View

Classifications

Brooches

Brooch in the shape of a bee, wings incised with floral forms

Provenance

Early to mid 1980s-early 2000s, sold or gifted by Roy Halston Frowick or Christian Dior to Jacqueline Parker Togut, New York; 2016, gift of Jacqueline Parker Togut to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 28, 2016)

Credit Line

Gift of Jacqueline Parker Togut