Medium or Technique
Wood, plastic (phenolic resin), metal
Not On View
This Mexican-inspired brooch features a green bakelite guitar which leans against a carved wooden jug. The strings of the guitar are carved into the bakelite and the jug is accented with red, yellow, and green paint.
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.
Gift of Carole Tanenbaum