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Football charm brooch

American
about 1935


Accession Number

2018.4223

Medium or Technique

Plastic (phenolic resin), wood, metal

Not On View

Classifications

Brooches

This bakelite figural brooch features a large megaphone which suspends four charms, including a helmet, a football, a smaller megaphone and a carved wooden cleat.

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