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Mickey Mouse brooch

The brooch of cast silver-toned metal is in the shape of a "Mickey Mouse" with boxing gloves and one arm extended. The front surface is decorated with black, red, yellowish, and white rhinestones which articulate the different parts of his body and features. The lower part of the tail is...

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Provenance

By 2008, purchased on E-bay and GoAntiques by Amy Hanan; 2011, gift of Hanan to the MFA. (Accession date: February 23, 2011)

Credit Line

Gift of Amy Hanan

English, about 1980

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 10.5 x 3.1 x 1 cm (4 1/8 x 1 1/4 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

2011.61

Medium or Technique

Silver-tone metal and glass

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Brooches