Martha Sleeper (American, 1910–1983)
Medium or Technique
Plastic (phenolic resin), metal
Not On View
This figural brooch of resin washed butterscotch bakelite depicts the Disney character Bambi. The deer’s white spots and large brown eye are painted on the bakelite.
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