Traveling on the Edge Brooch

  • Frances E. Kite, Traveling on the Edge Brooch, 2000, 24k gold, cloisonne enamel on fine silver with 24k gold foils, 14k, 18k, 22k gold, garnet, diamond, and Biwa pearl, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Kenneth R. Trapp in honor of Christine L. Droll, Frances E. Kite, and Nicolas Crevecoeur, 2003.27.3

Execution Date

"[In this brooch,] I wanted to design strength and stately elegance with contrasts . . . a joyful combination of movement and beauty. In a sense, a celebration of a journey through life." Artist's statement

Title
Traveling on the Edge Brooch
Artist
Date
2000
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
3 1/2 in. x 1 in. x 3/8 in. (8.8 x 2.5 x 1 cm)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Kenneth R. Trapp in honor of Christine L. Droll, Frances E. Kite, and Nicolas Crevecoeur

Mediums
Mediums Description
24k gold, cloisonne enamel on fine silver with 24k gold foils, 14k, 18k, 22k gold, garnet, diamond, and Biwa pearl
Classifications
Object Number
2003.27.3
Palette
Linked Open Data
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