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Feather Lady Brooch

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Sterling silver woman's face with curled hair; chased lobed silver wings with applied, resin-inlaid circles and fire gilding; multi-colored parrot feathers extending from base of woman's head

Signed

On rear of woman's head is "A" in fish symbol, Sterling

Provenance

Daphne Farago; to MFA, 2006, gift of Daphne Farago.

Credit Line

The Daphne Farago Collection

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

1971

Object Place

Copenhagen, Denmark

Object Place

San Diego, California

Dimensions

Overall: 14.6 x 14 x 1 cm, 63.6 gm (5 3/4 x 5 1/2 x 3/8 in., 0.1 lb.)

Accession Number

2006.185

Medium or Technique

Silver, fire-gilt; resin; parrot feathers

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Brooches