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Flower brooch and earring design for Seaman Schepps

This drawing contains two images. One is of a gold five petaled flower brooch with an edging of white stones with stamens as a central spray set with white red and blue stones stamens. The second is of a matching earring which is made up only of the central spray. This design was created by...

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Provenance

1939-1945, designed by artist Jordine Turboff for Seaman Schepps in New York City; 1945, given by Schepps to Turboff on the occasion of her wedding; by descent to Turboff's son; September 15, 2009, sold by Skinner Auctioneers of Boston (lot 515) to the MFA (Accession date: October 21, 2009)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf

American, 1939–45

Object Place

New York City, United States

Dimensions

Height x width: 9.6 x 13 cm (3 3/4 x 5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

2009.4642

Medium or Technique

Watercolor , gouache, and pencil on paper

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Drawings