Brooch

early 20th century


Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 2.5 x 8.9cm (1 x 3 1/2in.)

Accession Number

1987.693

Medium or Technique

Platinum; moonstones, diamonds

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Jewelry

Classifications

Brooches

Oblong kidney-shaped brooch set with a symmetrical spray of eighty small diamonds and twenty-nine cabochon moonstones. It was originally used as a hair ornament.

Provenance

From the collection of Mrs. Alonzo Gifford Van Nostrand (born Jane Bradford, Bradford, MA); to Margret Craver Withers June 1987, gift; to MFA December 16, 1987, gift.

Credit Line

Gift of Margret Craver Withers