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Brooch

19th century


Object Place: Europe, England (?)

Dimensions

5.71 cm (2 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1979.544

Medium or Technique

Other; Pearl

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Brooches

Seed pearls with mother of pearl backing, gold clasps. Necklace (see 1979.543) composed of flat ovals joined by pearl strings. Six-lobed rosette at center with three hanging pendants. Elliptical brooch (see 1979.544) composed of regular clusters of large and small pearls; two hanging clusters. Earrings (see 1979.545a, b) composed of six clusters of pearls with hanging six-lobed rosettes.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Nina Nightingale