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American Decorative Arts

Two Stars

1790–1800

Canvas or other cloth, metal sequins, wire

each star: 1 3/4 × 1 3/4 in. (4.45 × 4.45 cm, 3.5 g)
Gift of Francis Bacon Trowbridge, B.A. 1887, LL.B. 1890
1943.43a-b
Geography: 
Made in England
Made in Europe
Culture: 
British or European
Period: 
18th–19th century
Classification: 
Jewelry
Provenance: 

General Epaphroditus Champion, East Haddam, Conn. (1756-1834); descent through the Champion family to his great-great-grandson, Francis B. Trowbridge (born 1866); gift 1943 to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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.