Brooch

Brooch
Title
Brooch
Date 
1825-1850
Medium 
Carnelian, metal
Dimensions 
Overall: 5/8 x 3/4 x 1 1/8 in. ( 1.6 x 1.9 x 2.9 cm )
Description 
Shield-shaped metal brooch with oval onyx cameo at the center, hinged pin and hook on reverse; cameo depicts a female bust in mid-18th century dress, at three-quarters view, in white, against semi-transluscent rose-purple; cameo is set in plain, flat bezel, and is surrounded by scrolls and leaves, the outer edge of the brooch is beaded.
Credit Line 
Gift of Sarah S. Lyon, 1958
Object Number 
Z.2267.3
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group