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Rosette Brooch

first half 6th century
Silver-gilt, beaded filigree, garnets with silver-gilt patterned
Overall: 1 1/4 x 1/4 in. (3.2 x 0.7 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
Not on view
Northern France ?; J. Pierpont Morgan, London and New York (until 1913); Estate of J. Pierpont Morgan(1913–1917)
New York. Morgan Library & Museum. "Medieval Treasures from the Morgan Library," April 1, 2006–May 25, 2007.

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. 221, 348, fig. 19.9.

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