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Bear tooth brooch

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The brooch consists of two canine teeth, possibly from a Grizzly bear, in a silver mount composed of two caps (over the points of the teeth)and a flat band connecting the two teeth in the middle. On the reverse of the brooch, attached to the band, is a pin-stem with C-shaped clasp. The silver...

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Provenance

By 1970, in the collection of Daphne Farago

Credit Line

The Daphne Farago Collection

Northwest America or Alaska, about 1900

Dimensions

Overall: 7.6 x 5.1 x 1.6 cm (3 x 2 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

2010.680

Medium or Technique

Silver and animal tooth

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Brooches