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Brooch

French
1824


Object Place: Europe, France

Accession Number

1971.682

Medium or Technique

Other; Pearl

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Brooches

Necklace with Baroque seed pearls in three large rosettes and eight small rosettes, with semi-precious stones: Pair of bracelets with seed pearls and semi-precious stones: Pair of earrings and a brooch and a gold ring, all set with seed pearls and semi-precious stones. This set was worn by Mrs. Jennings’ Great Grandmother at a ball given in honor of General Lafayette at Castle Garden in NYC on Sept. 14, 1824, and was commissioned for the occasion.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Louise Rodman Jennings, Georgeanna Hatch and Rodman Gearhart in memory of their mother Louise Rodman Gearhart