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Brooch

Brooch
Title
Brooch
Date 
1760-1820
Medium 
Shell, metal (low-karat gold?)
Dimensions 
Overall: 1 x 1 1/2 in. ( 2.5 x 3.8 cm )
Description 
Oval cameo bust depicting bust of Greco-Roman woman in profile; feather on headdress of figure carved in high relief.
Object Number 
INV.12658
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group