Pearl and diamante brooch
Miriam Haskell Company (American, founded in 1926)
Medium or Technique
Glass, gilt metal, silk
Not On View
This brooch consists of sprawling gilded foliage, prong-set round and baguette rhinestones and clusters of imitation baroque seed pearls set on a gilded filigree base. Tassels of graduated baroque pearls threaded on a silk cord, each pearl separated by two faceted metal spacers, extend from the top and bottom of the brooch.
"MIRIAM HASKELL" on back
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