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1945

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1965

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Brooch (USA), ca. 1955

This is a Brooch. It was designed by Irena Brynner. It is dated ca. 1955 and we acquired it in 1991. Its medium is silver, quartz. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Irena Brynner. It is credited Gift of Irena Brynner.

  • Tourmaline Brooch II Brooch, 1980
  • silver, polished tourmaline quartz, ivory.
  • The Susan Grant Lewin Collection, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.
  • 2016-34-73

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 1.6 x 4.9 cm (5/8 x 1 15/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Brooch (USA), ca. 1955; Designed by Irena Brynner (American, b. Russia, 1917 - 2003); silver, quartz; H x diam.: 1.6 x 4.9 cm (5/8 x 1 15/16 in.); Gift of Irena Brynner; 1991-165-4

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