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Cowboy boot brooch

The front suface of the silver-toned cast metal cowboy boot is articulated with white and black rhinestones and two faceted red stones.

Marks

Small circular tab adhered on reverse side of brooch with raised block letters "B & W"

Provenance

By 2008, purchased on E-bay and GoAntiques by Amy Hanan; 2011, gift of Hanan to the MFA. (Accession date: February 23, 2011)

Credit Line

Gift of Amy Hanan

English, about 1980

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 4.5 x 7 x 0.8 cm (1 3/4 x 2 3/4 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

2011.65

Medium or Technique

Silver-tone metal and glass

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Brooches