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Heart-shaped brooch

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Marks

14 K on pin clasp

Provenance

2008, sold by Antique Exchange of Sudbury, MA to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 17, 2008)

Credit Line

Museum purchase by the Board of Trustees in honor of Susan B. Kaplan, Chair of the Board of Overseers, 2005-2008

American, 1950s

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 3.8 x 3.5 x 1.5 cm (1 1/2 x 1 3/8 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

2008.715

Medium or Technique

Gold (14 kt), amethyst, and pearl

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Brooches