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Reverse carved bow brooch

American
1937–1945


Accession Number

2018.4174

Medium or Technique

Plastic (phenolic resin), metal

Not On View

Classifications

Brooches

The back side of this carved apple juice bakelite bow brooch is painted green, reverse-carved, and filled with yellow paint.

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