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Patriotic dress clip

American
1939–1945
Possibly by Trifari, Krussman & Fishel (American, founded 1925)


Accession Number

2018.3933

Medium or Technique

Metal, glass

Not On View

Classifications

Brooches

This patriotic dress clip is paved with rhinestones and baguettes. A large rectangular blue glass stone is prong-set in the center, flanked by two arcs of graduated red glass stones.

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