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1986

  • Work on this object began.

1992

  • We acquired this object.

1996

  • Work on this object ended.

2015

2022

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Brooch

This is a brooch. It was created by Thomas Gentille. It is dated ca. 1991 and we acquired it in 1992. Its medium is synthetic resin, bronze, enamel on copper, gold foil, plywood. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Helen W. Drutt English. It is credited Gift of Helen Williams Drutt English in honor of the artist, Thomas Gentille.

  • Ring
  • gold with applied resin.
  • The Susan Grant Lewin Collection, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.
  • 2016-34-2

Its dimensions are

Overall: 8.5 diameter x 2.2 cm (3 3/8 x 7/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Brooch; Thomas Gentille (American, b. 1936); synthetic resin, bronze, enamel on copper, gold foil, plywood; Overall: 8.5 diameter x 2.2 cm (3 3/8 x 7/8 in.); Gift of Helen Williams Drutt English in honor of the artist, Thomas Gentille; 1992-98-1

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