San Jancinto Museum of History

PERSONAL ARTIFACTS
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  • BROOCH

  • CATEGORY: PERSONAL ARTIFACTS
  • MEASUREMENTS: 1/2"H x 2"W
  • DATE MADE:

Description

Brooch. Gold bar pin with diamond mounted in center. Etched on either side of diamond and at both ends of pin are pink-toned flowers with green leaves. Safety c-clasp closure with moveable safety bracket. Crudely on two different places on back of piece, "SKINNER."


Provenance

Jacob De Cordova (1808-1868), an early Texan, gave the brooch to his wife Rebecca Sterling De Cordova (1808-1882).

  • ASSOCIATED INDIVIDUAL: De Cordova, Jacob and Rebecca Sterling De Cordova
  • CREDIT LINE: Skinner, LaUna DeCordova


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