Insect brooch

Native American (Unknown group)
early 20th century


Object Place: Arizona or New Mexico, United States

Dimensions

1.9 x 2.54 cm (3/4 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

1993.839

Medium or Technique

Silver and turquoise

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Jewelry

Classifications

Brooches

Insect has almond-shaped body, a turquoise thorax and six wire legs. Body has stamped decoration.

Provenance

Between 1940 and 1985, collected in the Southwest by Margret Craver Withers (b.1907-2010); November 17, 1993, gift of Mrs. Withers to MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Margret Craver Withers