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Cameo brooch

American
1930–1939


Accession Number

2018.4165

Medium or Technique

Plastic (phenolic resin and celluloid), metal

Not On View

Classifications

Brooches

Carved apple juice bakelite brooch with a black celluloid cameo. The woman pictured wears a pendant necklace, a drop earring and a diadem.

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