Pressed horn brooch in the form of a gloved hand

Details
Object number
WCHL : 276.8
Date
1850 - 1880

Description

A pressed horn brooch in the form of a gloved hand. These brooches usually depicted a hand clasping a wreath, a rose or ears of corn. This example is broken at the junction of the forefinger and thumb and whatever it was once clasping is now missing, c mid 19th century. The brooch is set with a metal pin on the back. This natural plastic item forms part of the Worshipful Company of Horners collection.
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Dimensions
Width
55mm
Height
22mm
Depth
22mm
Method
Material Note
plastic (natural)
animal
horn
metal pin
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