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1940

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2017

  • We acquired this object.

2019

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Butterfly Brooch, c. 1940s

This is a Brooch. It was designed by Francisco Rebajes. It is dated c. 1940s and we acquired it in 2017. Its medium is sterling silver. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Linda Lichtenberg Kaplan. It is credited Gift of Linda Lichtenberg Kaplan.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 7.6 × 5.1 cm (3 × 2 in.)

It is signed

Rebajes

Cite this object as

Butterfly Brooch, c. 1940s; Designed by Francisco Rebajes (American, b. Dominican Republic, 1907 - 1990); sterling silver; H x W: 7.6 × 5.1 cm (3 × 2 in.); Gift of Linda Lichtenberg Kaplan; 2017-59-6

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