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1981

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2015

2022

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Niobium brooch Brooch

This is a brooch. It was designed by Ivy Ross and made by Ivy Ross. It is dated ca. 1981 and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is niobium, gold-plated metal. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mr. & Mrs. Roger Ford. It is credited Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Roger Ford.

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Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 7.5 × 3.7 × 1.6 cm (2 15/16 × 1 7/16 × 5/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Niobium brooch Brooch; Designed by Ivy Ross (American, b. 1955); USA; niobium, gold-plated metal; H x W x D: 7.5 × 3.7 × 1.6 cm (2 15/16 × 1 7/16 × 5/8 in.); Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Roger Ford; 1981-21-1

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