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Bird-Shaped Brooch

Date:
500–600
Culture:
Frankish
Medium:
Silver-gilt, garnets with patterned foil backings
Dimensions:
Overall: 1 3/16 x 1/2 x 3/16 in. (3 x 1.2 x 0.5 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.191.169
Not on view
J. Pierpont Morgan, London and New York (until 1917)
Brown, Katharine R. Guide to Provincial Roman and Barbarian Metalwork and Jewelry in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1981. pp. 12-13, fig. 14.

Brown, Katharine R., Dafydd Kidd, and Charles T. Little, ed. From Attila to Charlemagne: Arts of the Early Medieval Period in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York and New Haven: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2000. p. 239, 348, fig. 20.22.



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