Memorial brooch

1800–50


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Overall: 1.9cm (3/4in.)

Accession Number

64.908

Medium or Technique

Gold, pearls, glass, hair

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Jewelry

Classifications

Beads

Upright ellipse of small pearls, beveled glass over blond hair.

Inscription

"IWR / from / MPC" engraved.

Provenance

Descended in the Codman family. Collection of Maxim Karolik by 1964; to MFA June 8, 1964, bequest.

Credit Line

Bequest of Maxim Karolik