Memorial brooch

1892


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Overall: 3.2cm (1 1/4in.)

Accession Number

64.887

Medium or Technique

Gold, enamel, hair, crystal, pearls

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Collections

Americas, Jewelry

Classifications

Brooches

Two curls of graying hair against pale blue in upright ellipse of small pearls. Engraved on gold back.

Inscription

"AA / Obt Nov 12 / 1892 / Aet 63"engraved on back.

Provenance

Collection of Maxim Karolik by 1964; to MFA June 8, 1964 by bequest.

Credit Line

Bequest of Maxim Karolik