Description During the 18th century, stomachers, or V-shaped brooches, were widely worn in Europe. This particular example is made with flat silver wire and is set with white and green pastes, a flint glass that served as an economical substitute for gem stones.
- Jewelry - Ancient to Modern. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1979-1980.
- Bedazzled: 5,000 Years of Jewelry from the Walters Art Museum. Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville; The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota; The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2006-2009.
Provenance Melvin Gutman [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1946, by gift.
Credit Gift of Melvin Gutman, 1946
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