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Artist: Unknown

Romance Allegories

1793

Watercolor on ivory

a pair of ivories, each 1 1/8 x 3/4 in. (2.858 x 1.905 cm) (sight), in case, 1 1/2 x 1 in. (3.81 x 2.54 cm), attached to bracelet, 2 3/4 width x 2 1/4 in. depth (6.985 x 5.715 cm)
Gift of Caroline Hillman Backlund and Hermione Hillman Wickenden in memory of their mother, Dorothy Woodruff Hillman
2002.104.1-.2
Culture: 
American
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Miniatures - Jewelry
Status: 
On view*
Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 2002,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2003): 135, ill.

Erin E. Eisenbarth, Baubles, Bangles, and Beads American Jewelry from Yale University, 1700-2005 (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2005), 8-9, checklist, no. 16, fig. 3.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.

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