White Duette brooch
Hattie Carnegie (American (born in Austria), 1889–1956)
Medium or Technique
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This Duette brooch (or double-clip brooch) consists of two gold tone dress clips secured together with a metal fastener. The dress clips slide into the mount to form a pin. The clips are triangular in shape and set with round, oval, and pear-shaped white beads and diamante. The metal fastener is set with four white marquise beads and two pear-shaped rhinestones.
"Hattie Carnegie ©"
"PAT. PEND." on back of pin mount
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