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Man's cravat ornament

Man's oval scarf ring with three micro-mosaics - a circular central, beetle mosaic flanked by triangular red, white, and blue mosiacs with abstract patterns. There is a small interior steel hook.

Marks

Impressed miter and crossed keys on surface of back

Provenance

Ex-collection gemologist Mona Nesseth, CA; gift from Nesseth to the MFA (Accession date: December 31, 2008)

Credit Line

Gift of Mona Lee Nesseth

Italian, anout 1900

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 1.1 x 2.9 x 1 cm (7/16 x 1 1/8 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

2008.1976

Medium or Technique

Gold (18 kt), glass, and steel

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Brooches