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Tiara

Object Number: 
1920.11
Date: 
ca. 1820
Medium: 
Cut steel
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 x 7 1/4 x 3 1/4 in. ( 5.1 x 18.4 x 8.3 cm )
Description: 
Cut-steel tiara in the form of a floral band, set on a comb.
Gallery Label: 
This tiara is part of a parure (jewelry suite) which was worn to the ball in honor of La Fayette at Castle Garden, September 14, 1824.
Bibliography: 
Olson, Roberta J. M. “A selection of European paintings and objects.” The Magazine Antiques, Vol. 167, no.1, January 2005, p.182-187.
Credit Line: 
Purchase
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group