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Brooch, 1984

This is a Brooch. It is dated 1984 and we acquired it in 2016. Its medium is sheet silver, mosaic stone, rolled and compressed stainless steel mesh and knitted copper wire. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

Fisch used woven steel mesh and knitted copper wire to contrast with the flat silver sheets to produce a richly nuanced surface effect in this brooch.

This object was donated by Susan Lewin. It is credited The Susan Grant Lewin Collection, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.

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Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 15.1 × 6.6 × 1.2 cm (5 15/16 × 2 5/8 × 1/2 in.)

It has the following markings

Mark on Reverse - stamped "STERLING/ A within a fish image/ 84

Cite this object as

Brooch, 1984; sheet silver, mosaic stone, rolled and compressed stainless steel mesh and knitted copper wire; H x W x D: 15.1 × 6.6 × 1.2 cm (5 15/16 × 2 5/8 × 1/2 in.); The Susan Grant Lewin Collection, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum; 2016-34-30

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Jewelry of Ideas: Gifts from the Susan Grant Lewin Collection.

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