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Brooch

Object Number: 
Z.2267.1
Date: 
1800-1880
Medium: 
Shell, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3/8 x 1 3/8 x 1 5/8 in. ( 1 x 3.5 x 4.1 cm )
Description: 
Oval shell cameo brooch with metal frame with bezel and hook attachment (pin missing); cameo depicts female figure in farm setting; metal frame consists of 2 sets of 2 prongs set at right angles, the ends curl around the outer edge of the cameo serving as the bezel.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Sarah S. Lyon, 1958
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group