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Cabochon brooch

1950–1959
Hattie Carnegie (American (born in Austria), 1889–1956)


Accession Number

2018.3956

Medium or Technique

Gold tone metal, glass

Not On View

Classifications

Brooches

Abstract bow brooch accented with red, green, and blue glass cabochons. A double pinstem fastens the brooch to the wearer.

Signed

"HC" in a diamond on back

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