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Inlaid circular brooch

The brooch consists of a circular inlay of burl set in a larger circle of red palmira. Applied stickers on the back identify the woods.


Purchased by the Donor in the 1990s; Gift to MFA June 27, 2007

Credit Line

Gift of Joanne Herman in memory of Barbara Herman

Belgian, about 2000


Depth x diameter: 0.4 x 6.2 cm (3/16 x 2 7/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Wood (thuyaburl and red palmira) and silver-tone metal


Textiles and Fashion Arts


Jewelry / Adornment, Brooches