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Brooch

Oblong kidney-shaped brooch set with a symmetrical spray of eighty small diamonds and twenty-nine cabochon moonstones. It was originally used as a hair ornament.

Provenance

From the collection of Mrs. Alonzo Gifford Van Nostrand (born Jane Bradford, Bradford, MA); to Margret Craver Withers June 1987, gift; to MFA December 16, 1987, gift.

Credit Line

Gift of Margret Craver Withers

early 20th century

Object Place

New York, New York, United States

Accession Number

1987.693

Medium or Technique

Platinum; moonstones, diamonds

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Brooches