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Garden brooch

American
2007
Melanie Bilenker (American, born in 1978)


Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 7.2 x 5.2 x 1.1 cm (2 13/16 x 2 1/16 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

2008.1047

Medium or Technique

Gold (18kt), silver, ebony, resin, pigment, and hair

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry

Classifications

Brooches

The hair drawing is placed at different depths in the resin and the silver frame is attached to the teak with small, gold rivets.

Markings

Impressed mb on right bottom of silver frame

Provenance

2007, Sienna Gallery, Lenox, MA; 2007 sold by Sienna Gallery to MFA; 2007, gift from MFA to Susan W. Paine, Cambridge, MA; gift from Paine to MFA (October 22, 2008).

Credit Line

Museum purchase by the Board of Trustees in honor of Susan W. Paine, President of the Board of Trustees, 2003-2007