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Drawing of a brooch with two bound stylized flowers

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The cut-out colored gouache drawing of a brooch of two scroll-like flowers with stylized leaves is made from colored golds, diamonds (set in white metal), and ruby (?) and diamond stamens set in white metal.

Provenance

Before 2006, in collection of Alan Cutler, Miami Beach, FL; June 8, 2006, purchased at Christie's auction in New York City by Frederic A. Sharf, Chestnut Hill, MA; gift of Sharf and his wife Jean to the MFA (Accession date: September 16, 2009)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf

American, 1930s–1950s

Object Place

New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Height x width: 2 1/16 x 2 1/16 in. (5.3 x 5.2 cm)

Accession Number

2009.4454

Medium or Technique

Gouache on paper

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Drawings