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Square brooch composed of a wooden frame with triangular side inlaid with various woods in a linear geometric pattern. Center of frame is a panel containing small seashells. Back of brooch is covered with paper bearing ink handwriting.

Signed

"R Ebendorf" in script

Provenance

Mobilia Gallery; Daphne Farago, December 12, 1996 Daphne Farago; to MFA, 2006, gift of Daphne Farago.

Credit Line

The Daphne Farago Collection

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

1985

Object Place

Highland, New York

Dimensions

Overall: 7.6 x 7.6 x 1.3 cm, 28 gm (3 x 3 x 1/2 in., 0.1 lb.)

Accession Number

2006.143

Medium or Technique

Wood, paper, paint, Plexiglas, shells

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Brooches