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Brooch

Brooch
Title
Brooch
Date 
1875-1900
Medium 
Jet, gold
Dimensions 
Overall: 1 1/2 x 1 x 1/4 in. ( 3.8 x 2.5 x 0.6 cm )
Description 
Jet brooch in the form of a cross; gold-tipped edges are chased with diamond and foliate designs; pin attachment to metal plaque in reverse.
Credit Line 
Gift of Miss Helen Burr Smith
Object Number 
1957.81
Gallery Label 
According to the accession notes, the cross is from the Hobart Family.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group