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Eagle and flag brooch

American
1940–1942
Coro (American, 1901–1979)


Accession Number

2018.4026

Medium or Technique

Gold-plated metal, glass

Not On View

Classifications

Brooches

This gold-plated metal brooch consists of a white eagle perched upon two crossed American flags. The chest of the eagle is set with a red, a white, and a blue rhinestone.

Signed

"Coro"

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