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Brooch

Object Number: 
1977.38
Date: 
1790-1830
Medium: 
Gold, marble
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 3/4 x 1 1/2 x 3/4 in. ( 4.4 x 3.8 x 1.9 cm )
Description: 
Oval marble cameo brooch in gold mount; bust of female figure in classical dress; the gold setting has several rows of plaiting design; hinged pin on reverse slips under round hook at opposite end.
Gallery Label: 
This neo-classical brooch belonged to Emily Sanford.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Laura Dayton Denby
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group