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Leaf brooch with matching earrings

The brooch of silver base metal is in the form of an oak leaf with the small orange and yellow beads set in femo. On the back are two silver-colored metal tacks. The oval earrings containing concentric ovals of orange beads is surrounded by metal spokes, has silver tack backs.


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

Credit Line

Gift of Joanne Herman in memory of Barbara Herman

about 2000


Height and width: 8.7 x 5.5 cm (3 7/16 x 2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Base metal, glass beads


Textiles and Fashion Arts


Jewelry / Adornment, Sets