Production Brooch, #15
2.5 in HIGH x 2.5 in WIDE x .5 in DEEP
(6.35 cm HIGH x 6.35 cm WIDE x 1.27 cm DEEP)
Gift of Jan Gregory in memory of Mildred Rosenthal.

Back of brooch is stamped with "de patta."
Back of brooch has stamp "Sterling."

Silver brooch in a shape reminiscent of a butterfly. One edge is closed and has a stamped pattern across. The other end is open with a small metal T shaped piece in the center of the opening. The back has a pin closure with safety latch.

This brooch was part of De Patta's line of limited production jewelry. It was number 15 of the line and retailed for $32.50. The piece was added to the line in 1947 and remained in production until 1957 when De Patta ceased the line. It was likely designed in 1946. [JM 11/16/2010]

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