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Jewelry design for Seaman Schepps of brooch of stylized floral form

Design for a brooch of stylized floral form (similar to dogwood) consisting of a four-petaled flower with central oval pink faceted stone and "sepals" of pink, green, and white faceted stones mounted on gold wire with a gold border set with white stone accents . Corresponds to a design for an...

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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 occassion 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

Length x width: 9.3 x 9.3 cm (3 11/16 x 3 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

2009.4665

Medium or Technique

Watercolor, gouache, and pencil on paper

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Drawings