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Fringe bar brooch

American
1939–1945
Jacques Kreisler Manufacturing Corporation (American, founded in 1914)


Accession Number

2018.4024

Medium or Technique

Gilt metal, enamel

Not On View

Classifications

Brooches

Gilt metal bar brooch with two roundels on each end and rose-gold fringe forming a chevron. The center of the bar brooch is adorned with a bald eagle supporting a red, white, and blue enamel shield.

Signed

"KREISLER"

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