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Title: Brooch
Identifier: 2005.1.13
Donor: Geoffrey Sayers
Item Date: c.1880
Image Creator: Museums of Mississuaga
Creation Date: 2005
Location: Benares Historic House

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Description: A brass stamped circular brooch with grape vines, leaves, and a rounded rope like pattern along the top edge. It is set with three round faceted purplish red garnets and one round clear faceted quartz.

History: Kathleen Agnes Sayers neť Colloton (1907 -1981) was the wife of Geoffrey Sayers. Kathleen, known as Kay, married Geoffrey in 1933 at St. Peterís Anglican Church in Erindale. Kay and Geoffrey never had any children and were the last Harris relatives to live at Benares. This jewellery was part of Kay Sayers Estate and was donated by Geoffrey Sayers. Many of these pieces were originally from inheritances through the Harris and Draper families.
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