Brooch

Brooch
Title
Brooch
Date 
ca. 1788
Medium 
Gold
Dimensions 
Overall: 1 5/8 x 1 5/8 in. ( 4.1 x 4.1 cm )
Description 
Gold brooch comprising 3 Dutch gold coins which Francis Adrian Van der Kemp (1752-1829) had in his purse upon landing in New York on his arrival from Holland to America in 1788.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Charles S. Fairchild
Object Number 
1923.62
Marks 
cast: on coins: Dutch words and images
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group