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Wings of Victory brooch

American
about 1940


Accession Number

2018.4023

Medium or Technique

Gilt metal, glass

Not On View

Classifications

Brooches

Gilt metal wings accented with round, white rhinestones and red, square rhinestones are perched upon a large, prong-set, unfoiled blue glass stone.

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