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Brooch, 1750–1800

This is a brooch. It is dated 1750–1800 and we acquired it in 1962. Its medium is rose-cut diamonds, cut silver, gold wire. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Week series in a post titled A Bouquet of Diamonds.

This object was donated by Gertrude Sampson. It is credited Gift of Gertrude Sampson.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 5.1 x 7.4 x 1.2cm (2 x 2 15/16 x 1/2in.)

Cite this object as

Brooch, 1750–1800; Previously owned by Mrs. Cadwalader Jones ; rose-cut diamonds, cut silver, gold wire; H x W x D: 5.1 x 7.4 x 1.2cm (2 x 2 15/16 x 1/2in.); Gift of Gertrude Sampson; 1962-26-1

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