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What's It Brooch, c. 1940s-1950s

This is a Brooch. It was designed by Francisco Rebajes. It is dated c. 1940s-1950s and we acquired it in 2017. Its medium is cast and hammered copper. 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: 5.1 × 3.8 cm (2 in. × 1 1/2 in.)

It is signed

Rebajes

Cite this object as

What's It Brooch, c. 1940s-1950s; Designed by Francisco Rebajes (American, b. Dominican Republic, 1907 - 1990); cast and hammered copper; H x W: 5.1 × 3.8 cm (2 in. × 1 1/2 in.); Gift of Linda Lichtenberg Kaplan; 2017-59-15

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