2011.0043.001 Mourning brooch
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Mourning brooch (Mourning pin)

  • Category:

    Jewelry

  • Place of Origin:

    England or United States, United Kingdom or United States, Europe or North America

  • Date:

    1792

  • Materials:

    Gilt copper; Glass; Ivory; Watercolor

  • Museum Object Number:

    2011.0043.001


  • Complete Details



Object Number

2011.0043.001

Object Name

Mourning brooch (Mourning pin)

Category

Jewelry

Credit Line/Donor

Gift of Sarah Gest Bauer in memory of her parents Donald A. Gest and Nancy Johnson Gest

Place of Origin

England or United States, United Kingdom or United States, Europe or North America

Date

1792

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Inscription; Verso; "Geo. Cook A / Ob 20 Oct / 1792 / AEt 79" engraved in script
2. Inscription; Brooch, ivory border; "THERE II IS BUT II A II STEP II II BETWEEN II ME II AND II DEATH II" in paint or ink

Subjects

Mourning imagery

Materials

Gilt copper; Glass; Ivory; Watercolor

Dimensions (inches)

1.4 (H) , 0.8 (W) , 0.2 (D)

Dimensions (centimeters)

3.5 (H) , 2.1 (W) , 0.5 (D)

Object Description

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