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Garden brooch

The hair drawing is placed at different depths in the resin and the silver frame is attached to the teak with small, gold rivets.

Marks

Impressed mb on right bottom of silver frame

Provenance

2007, Sienna Gallery, Lenox, MA; 2007 sold by Sienna Gallery to MFA; 2007, gift from MFA to Susan W. Paine, Cambridge, MA; gift from Paine to MFA (October 22, 2008).

Credit Line

Museum purchase by the Board of Trustees in honor of Susan W. Paine, President of the Board of Trustees, 2003-2007

American, 2007

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 7.2 x 5.2 x 1.1 cm (2 13/16 x 2 1/16 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

2008.1047

Medium or Technique

Gold (18kt), silver, ebony, resin, pigment, and hair

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Brooches