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Arrow stick pin

American
1935–1940


Accession Number

2018.4230

Medium or Technique

Plastic (phenolic resin), metal

Not On View

Classifications

Brooches

This Philadelphia-style stick pin in the shape of an arrow features four colors of laminated bakelite, including red, yellow, green, and gray.

Provenance

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.

Credit Line

Gift of Carole Tanenbaum