Airplane and parachute brooch
Medium or Technique
Metal, enamel, glass
Not On View
This chatelaine brooch features a paratrooper with a red, white and blue enamel parachute suspended from a rhinestone-encrusted biplane with rotating propellers. The biplane and paratrooper consist of two separate brooches connected by a silver cable chain.
Between about 1970s and 2018, acquired by Carole Tanenbaum, Toronto, Ontario [see note]; 2018, gift of Carole Tanenbaum to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 12, 2018)
NOTE: This is part of a large collection of costume jewelry given to the MFA in 2018, which had been built over about 40 years.
Gift of Carole Tanenbaum