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Brooch

Fan shape with reticulated surface has seven thin cut-outs radiating from center and seven gold bands. Lapis is focal point of radii; three gold rods hang below brooch.

Marks

Stamped on back "SMITH / STERLING"

Provenance

August 1993, gift of the artist to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Carlyle and Isabelle Smith

about 1968

Object Place

Lawrence, Kansas, United States

Accession Number

1993.597

Medium or Technique

Silver; gold, lapis

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Brooches