Traveling woman brooch
Possibly by Mazer Brothers (American, 1923 – 1952)
Medium or Technique
Gold-plated metal, glass, enamel
Not On View
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.
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