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Brooch, Parrot Tulip, from the Curiosity Collection, 2012

This is a Brooch. It was designed by Terhi Tolvanen.

This object is not part of the Cooper Hewitt's permanent collection. It was able to spend time at the museum on loan from The Rotasa Collection Trust as part of Beauty—Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial.

It is dated 2012. Its medium is thuja wood, paint, silver, reconstructed opal.

It is credited Courtesy of the Rotasa Collection Trust and Ornamentum Gallery.

  • Necklace (USA), 1993
  • wood, gold, pearls.
  • Museum purchase from Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Fund.
  • 1993-123-1

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Its dimensions are

L x W x D: 12 × 14 × 6 cm (4 3/4 × 5 1/2 × 2 3/8 in.)

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Beauty—Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial.

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