Officer's cap and glove brooch
Brier Manufacturing Co. (American, 1913 – 1978)
Medium or Technique
Gilt metal, enamel
Not On View
This gilt metal brooch features white enamel gloves and a United States army officer’s cap surmounted on a blue enamel sword. The red enamel cap is adorned with the Great Seal of the United States. A metal tassel is suspended from the tip of the sword.
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