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Brooch with a Falcon's Talon
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Brooch with a Falcon's Talon

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Description Queen Victoria was proud of her Scottish ancestry, and this was reflected in the popularity of Scottish design visible in jewelry dating to the Romantic Period (1837-1860). During this period, brooches incorporating the foot of a game bird set in gold or silver and adorned with gems became fashionable.
  • Sonya Clark: Loose Strands, Tight Knots. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2008.
Provenance Mrs. Barbara Gold, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1988, by gift.
Credit Gift of Mrs. Barbara Gold, 1988

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ca. 1860-1870
falcon talon, jeweled mount
(Gold, Silver & Jewelry)
Accession Number
2 1/2 in. (6.35 cm) approx.
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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