Brooch - Gold Mesh Double Bow And Case

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Production date
Circa 1890
Ladies gold double bow brooch. The bow is constructed with a fine gold mesh metal. The two end peices of the bow which hang down at the center have pointed gold caps on at both ends ( ends joining centre piece and bottom ends). At the centre of the bow is a gold engraved flower shaped disc with the intials "S.G". On the reverse side is a long metal pin clasp.
The hinged case is a burgundy leather case with a metal opening/closing clasp at centre front. The inside lining is a blue silk on the lid and dark blue velvet on the bottom.
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Object detail

Production date
Circa 1890
Case: Leather, cardboard,metal, silk and velvet textile
Brooch: Metal and Gold metal
Case: 52 x 66 x 16mm
Brooch: 51 x 68 x 7mm.
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Credit line
Collection of Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato
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