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Suite of jewelry in three parts

Second half 19th century

Object Place: Italy


Overall (brooch): 4.9 x 4.8 x 0.9 cm (1 15/16 x 1 7/8 x 3/8 in.) Overall (earring b): 2.7 x 2 x 0.8 cm (1 1/16 x 13/16 x 5/16 in.) Overall (earring c): 2.6 x 1.9 x 0.9 cm (1 x 3/4 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Glass mosaic, gold

Not On View


Europe, Jewelry



Equal armed cross motive in black and white mosaic set in gold; earrings have additional black circle behind cross.


Gift of Miss Aimée Lamb and Miss Rosamond Lamb to MFA, 1952

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb