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Steel circular frame enclosing an irregularly-shaped multi-colored gold square with raised center. Gold element is attached to frame by multi-strand gold wires. The rough edges and irregular tears in the gold sheet result from the maker's process of fusing different types of gold and rolling...

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Marks

Applied plaque on back is engraved "SAUNDERS" and "18k" and "14k".

Provenance

Gayle Saunders; Daphne Farago, April 15, 1993 Daphne Farago; to MFA, 2006, gift of Daphne Farago.

Credit Line

The Daphne Farago Collection

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

brooch

1987

Object Place

High Falls, New York

Dimensions

Overall: 9.5 x 1 cm (3 3/4 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

2006.492

Medium or Technique

18 kt yellow gold with 14 kt pink, green, and white golds and steel

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Brooches