Brooch fragment

Object Number: 
INV.12509b
Date: 
1820-1880
Medium: 
Brass, enamel, pearls
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/4 x 7/8 x 5/8 in. ( 3.2 x 2.2 x 1.6 cm )
Description: 
Brooch fragment (hook half); overall shape is triangular made of openwork scroll design; each corner has a cluster of pearls in the form of a flower, there is a larger pearl flower at the center; the brass is painted with black and white enamel.
Gallery Label: 
According to a note found with this jewelry fragment, this belonged to Helen Davidson Turner, one of John Pintard's granddaughters.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Helen M. Turner, 1918
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group