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Posy brooch

American
1940–1945


Accession Number

2018.4241

Medium or Technique

Plastic (methylacrylic), metal

Not On View

Classifications

Brooches

This Moonglow Lucite posy brooch features three white and pink flowers with two long, curling stems. A plastic pinback with a metal pin stem is glued to the back of the brooch.

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