Cat Jelly Belly brooch
Medium or Technique
Gold-plated metal, plastic (acrylic), glass
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This gold-plated metal “Jelly Belly” brooch depicts a cat with its back arched. The cat’s body is made of translucent Lucite and its tail and legs are paved with rhinestones. The cat has two green glass cabochon eyes.
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