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Brooch, mid 19th century

This is a Brooch. It is dated mid 19th century and we acquired it in 1957. Its medium is tortoiseshell inlaid with gold and silver. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited From the collection of Mrs. Lathrop C. Harper.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 5 x 3 x 1.7 cm (1 15/16 x 1 3/16 x 11/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Brooch, mid 19th century; tortoiseshell inlaid with gold and silver; H x W x D: 5 x 3 x 1.7 cm (1 15/16 x 1 3/16 x 11/16 in.); From the collection of Mrs. Lathrop C. Harper; 1957-172-5

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