Memorial brooch

1800–50


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Other (Overall): 2.1cm (13/16in.)

Accession Number

64.893

Medium or Technique

Gold; pearls, hair, crystal

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Jewelry

Classifications

Brooches

Circle of tiny pearls, beveled glass over graying hair, engraved on gold back. Pin and loop for hanging.

Inscription

Engraved on gold back in script: "Mary Anne P. Rogers"

Provenance

Engraved for Mary Anne P. Rogers. Collection of Maxim Karolik by 1964; to MFA June 8, 1964, bequest.

Credit Line

Bequest of Maxim Karolik