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Jewelry design for Seaman Schepps of quatrefoil brooch

Design for a gold brooch in the form of a stylized flower of quatrefoil shape, with a cluster of white stone paved petals in the center, and spokes of gold radiating out towards small blue green stones affixed around all four larger petals. This design was created by Jordine Turboff who came...

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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: 11 x 9 cm (4 5/16 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

2009.4654

Medium or Technique

Watercolor, gouache, and pencil on paper

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Drawings