SPECIAL ADVISORY: The Yale University Art Gallery is open to the public with free, timed-entry tickets to its permanent-collection galleries from Friday through Sunday. Learn More and Plan Your Visit

American Decorative Arts
PrevNext1 of 2
PrevNext2 of 2
Manufacturer: Accessocraft Product Company, American, ca. 1930–1998
Subject: The Committee to Defend America by Aiding the Allies, American, 1940–1942

Brooch, “Defend America Aid the Allies”

1940–42

Gold colored metal, red, white, and blue enamel

2 × 1 11/16in. (5.08 × 4.286 cm)
Gift of Natalie H. and George T. Lee, Jr., B.A. 1957
2006.198.1
Geography: 
Manufactured in New York, New York
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Jewelry
Provenance: 

Inherited August 27, 1966 from Natalie Lee's mother, Marion Lege Henderson

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions, July 1, 2006–June 30, 2007,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2007): 198.

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.