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Cowgirl brooch

Possibly by Mazer Brothers (American, 1923 – 1952)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Gold-plated metal, glass

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This gold-plated figural brooch features a cowgirl in profile wearing a large hat and boots. One gloved hand holds a lasso and the other sits on her hip. The figure’s body consists of three bright pink, prong-set, emerald-cut glass stones. A small blue glass stone is set at her neck.


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