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Brooch (Element of Garment Clasp)

Brooch (Element of Garment Clasp)

c. 1400

Description

During the 1300s, brooches like this were ordinarily worn at the neck to clasp a lady's cloak or dress. They could also be sewn into a garment or hat as an ornament.
  • James J. Rorimer, New York.
  • Year in Review - 1962. The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH (organizer) (October 24-November 25, 1962).
  • {{cite web|title=Brooch (Element of Garment Clasp)|url=false|author=|year=c. 1400|access-date=20 June 2024|publisher=Cleveland Museum of Art}}

Source URL:

https://www.clevelandart.org/art/1961.403