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Heart brooch

French
1980–1989
Fabrice (French, founded in 1962)


Accession Number

2018.4137

Medium or Technique

Resin, silk, metal

Not On View

Classifications

Brooches

This black resin heart brooch features black and white starched silk feathers that appear to piece through the heart and a gold-tone metal stem, which is affixed to the back.

Signed

FABRICE PARIS

Markings

MADE IN FRANCE

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