Brooch

Artist/maker unknown, Italian

Geography:
Made in Rome, Italy, Europe

Date:
c. 1850

Medium:
Gold, mosaic

Dimensions:
Diameter: 1 1/2 inches (3.8 cm)

Curatorial Department:
European Decorative Arts and Sculpture

* Gallery 151, European Art 1850-1900, first floor (Colket Gallery)

Accession Number:
1899-923

Credit Line:
The Bloomfield Moore Collection, 1899

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Label:
This brooch belonged to the British poet Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806-1861). She is depicted wearing it in a portrait Michele Gordigiani painted of her in 1858, which is now in the National Portrait Gallery in London.


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