Brooch owned by the Elliott family

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Created by
Unidentified
Owned by
Elliott, Lilian Johnson, American
Attributed to
Elliott Department Store, American
Medium
metal, rhinestone, vitreous enamel
Dimensions
H x W x D: 7/8 x 1 5/8 x 3/8 in. (2.2 x 4.1 x .95 cm.)
Type
brooches
Place used
Muskogee, Muskogee County, Oklahoma, United States, North and Central America
Date
1920s
Description
Trapezoidal Art Deco brooch with a pale gold and ebony enamel design featuring prominent clusters of rhinestones. Curved and straight lines lead to a square ebony-colored center. The brooch front has a smooth, lacquered finish.
Topic
African American
American South
American West
Beauty culture
Business
Clothing and dress
Communities
Families
Fashion
Women
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Willis and Julia Elliott Family
Object number
2014.102
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Classification
Adornment
Exhibition
Defending Freedom, Defining Freedom: The Era of Segregation, 1876-1968
On View
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 2, C 2053
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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