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Figural brooch

American
1937–1945


Accession Number

2018.4168

Medium or Technique

Plastic, metal

Not On View

Classifications

Brooches

This figural brooch features a black bakelite woman in profile with carved Lucite hair and a metal hoop earring.

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