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Brooch

Object Number: 
INV.12660
Date: 
1750-1800
Medium: 
Garnet, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1/2 x 1 1/2 in. ( 1.3 x 3.8 cm )
Description: 
Garnet brooch in three-dimensional rosette form; garnets are rose-cut and set in closed settings.
Gallery Label: 
Attached tag claims that the brooch is "from Philadelphia Exp.[osition] 1876"; the style of the brooch and cut of the stones suggest an earlier date; 2 garnets missing (1 enclosed with brooch).
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isabella Vaché Cox
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group