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Traveling woman brooch

American
1939–1942
Possibly by Mazer Brothers (American, 1923 – 1952)


Accession Number

2018.4113.1

Medium or Technique

Gold-plated metal, glass, enamel

Not On View

Classifications

Brooches

This gold-plated figural brooch features a stewardess wearing a rhinestone-studded jacket, a blue enamel skirt, and a pillbox hat. She carries a red and a green suitcase, each consisting of a large, prong-set, emerald-cut, glass stone.

Markings

BM

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