Memorial brooch

1800–50


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Overall: 1.8cm (11/16in.)

Accession Number

64.891

Medium or Technique

Gold; pearls, hair, crystal

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Jewelry

Classifications

Brooches

Elliptical, twisted, glass over dark hair framed by tiny pearls in blue enamel with white edge. (from card)

Inscription

"SC" in script on back.(from card)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Bequest of Maxim Karolik