Overall: 5/8 x 3/4 x 1 1/8 in. ( 1.6 x 1.9 x 2.9 cm )
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.
Gift of Sarah S. Lyon, 1958
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