Brooch

1953
Betty Cooke (American, born in 1924)


Object Place: Baltimore, Maryland

Dimensions

Overall: 7.6 x 4.4 x 0.6 cm (3 x 1 3/4 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2006.107

Medium or Technique

Silver, black Plexiglas

On View

The 1940s and 1950s (Gallery 336)

Collections

Americas, Jewelry

Classifications

Brooches

Five elongated diamond shapes with sterling silver on one side and black Plexiglas on the reverse side, revolving around a central horizontal rod with a cubical post element at each end; the diamond elements can be arranged in any pattern by the wearer.

Provenance

Gansevoort Gallery; Daphne Farago, January 28, 1988 Daphne Farago; to MFA, 2006, gift of Daphne Farago.

Credit Line

The Daphne Farago Collection

Copyright

Copyright © 1950 Betty Cooke