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Imitation pearl plaque brooch

American
1930–1939


Accession Number

2018.4234.3

Medium or Technique

Plastic (phenolic resin), metal, glass

Not On View

Classifications

Brooches

This oblong, black bakelite plaque brooch is accented with gold-tone wire and imitation seed pearls.

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