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Suite of jewelry in three parts

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Equal armed cross motive in black and white mosaic set in gold; earrings have additional black circle behind cross.


Gift of Miss Aimée Lamb and Miss Rosamond Lamb to MFA, 1952

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb

Italian, Second half 19th century

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Overall (brooch): 4.9 x 4.8 x 0.9 cm (1 15/16 x 1 7/8 x 3/8 in.) Overall (earring b): 2.7 x 2 x 0.8 cm (1 1/16 x 13/16 x 5/16 in.) Overall (earring c): 2.6 x 1.9 x 0.9 cm (1 x 3/4 x 3/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Glass mosaic, gold


Textiles and Fashion Arts


Jewelry / Adornment, Sets