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Description: Rare Eisenberg iconic LARGE eagle brooch with rhodium base, bezel-set center stone, pave feathers, body and wings, and large navette stones on wing tips, c 1950s, page 156, figure 6.23. Includes original Maidenform 1950s advertisement featuring this pin.
Page 156, figure 6.23 from "Eisenberg Originals, The Golden Years of Fashion Jewelry, and Fragrance, 1920s-1950s" by Sharon G. Schwartz.

Actress Thelma Ritter wore the same eagle brooch prominently in the 1953 version of Titanic. The accompanying Maidenform bra advertisement "I dreamed I was a Lady Ambassador in my Maidenform bra" features this brooch, page 155, figure 6.22.

See coordinating eagle earrings and smaller brooch.
3" x 4"

  • Dimensions: 3" x 4"

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September 12, 2020, 11:00 AM EST

Indianapolis, IN, US

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