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Memorial brooch for Catherine Amory

Shaped rectangular frame, gold and black enamel lettered around chased inner gold and hair under glass. Script engraving on back.

Inscription

"Mrs Cathe Amory / Obt July 20th 1831 / Aet 70" engraved in script on back

Provenance

Memorial brooch for Catherine Amory, died 1831. Collection of Maxim Karolik by 1964; to MFA June 8, 1964, bequest.

Credit Line

Bequest of Maxim Karolik

about 1831

Object Place for Label

United States

Object Place

United States

Accession Number

64.896

Medium or Technique

Gold; hair, pearls, crystal

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Brooches