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Figure Pin #147 (Wingnut and Errant Dandelion) Brooch With Holder

This is a Brooch with holder. It was created by Bruce Metcalf. It is dated 1997 and we acquired it in 1998. Its medium is maple, electroformed copper, brass, silver, carved plexiglas, delrin, gold leaf. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Museum purchase from Smithsonian Institution Collections Acquisition Program and Sarah Cooper- Hewitt Funds.

  • Hot Bed Brooch And Case
  • silver, carved wood fragment, coral (brooch); handmade paper (box).
  • The Susan Grant Lewin Collection, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.
  • 2016-34-72-a,b
  • Fulfillment Necklace
  • carved and painted maple, gold-plated brass; painted wood, plexiglass (case).
  • The Susan Grant Lewin Collection, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.
  • 2016-34-71-a,b

Its dimensions are

a: 12 x 9.5 x 2.3 cm (4 3/4 x 3 3/4 x 7/8 in.) b: 4 x 2.5 x 1 cm (1 9/16 x 1 x 3/8 in.) c: 24 x 24 x 6 cm (9 7/16 x 9 7/16 x 2 3/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Figure Pin #147 (Wingnut and Errant Dandelion) Brooch With Holder; Bruce Metcalf (American, b. 1949); USA; maple, electroformed copper, brass, silver, carved plexiglas, delrin, gold leaf; a: 12 x 9.5 x 2.3 cm (4 3/4 x 3 3/4 x 7/8 in.) b: 4 x 2.5 x 1 cm (1 9/16 x 1 x 3/8 in.) c: 24 x 24 x 6 cm (9 7/16 x 9 7/16 x 2 3/8 in.); Museum purchase from Smithsonian Institution Collections Acquisition Program and Sarah Cooper- Hewitt Funds; 1998-14-1-a/c

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