Brooch

1945–47
Constructed by Winfield Fine Art in Jewelry (active 1945–1947), Designed by Ray Jay Ashdown (American, born in 1915)


Dimensions

Overall: 5.7 x 10.2 x 1 cm (2 1/4 x 4 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

2005.277

Medium or Technique

Silver and feather, embedded in acrylic

On View

The 1940s and 1950s (Gallery 336)

Collections

Americas, Jewelry

Classifications

Brooches

Repousseed silver leaf on a gray feather, embedded in acrylic

Inscription

Designed by Ray Jan Ashdown, WINFIELD Pat. Pend.

Provenance

Artist; gift to MFA June 22, 2005.

Credit Line

Gift of Armand G. Winfield