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Carved dress clip

American
1932–1940


Accession Number

2018.4173

Medium or Technique

Plastic (phenolic resin), metal

Not On View

Classifications

Brooches

This carved apple juice bakelite dress clip is accented with a twisted, gold-tone metal metal.

Markings

PAT 1852188 [on clip]

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