Wood and bakelite plaque brooch
Medium or Technique
Plastic (phenolic resin), wood, metal
Not On View
Green bakelite and carved wood were laminated together in this plaque brooch, forming a geometric, stepped pattern. The brooch is further accented with gold-tone metal.
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