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Peace Dove pin, designer Cecile et Jeanne, France; photographer John Bigelow Taylor.
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  • Title Suffragette Pin

    Date circa 1900

    Designer Unknown, USA

    Materials Yellow Gold-Plated Mesh, Glass, Rhinestones, Simulated Pearls

    Size 2.6" x 2.4"
    (6.6cm x 6.1cm)

  • Title Circle of Pearls

    Date circa 1990

    Designer Craft, USA

    Materials Yellow Gold-Plated Base Metal, Enamel, Glass Cabochon, Rhinestones, Simulated Pearls

    Size 2.2" x 2.2"
    (5.6cm x 5.6cm)

  • Title Byzantine Shield

    Date 1970

    Designer Ilias Lalaounis, Greece

    Materials 18kt Yellow Gold, Ruby, Sapphires, Baroque Freshwater Cultured Pearls

    Size 2" x 2"
    (5.1cm x 5.1cm)

  • Title Laurel Wreath

    Date 1997

    Designer Yannis Tsarouchis for the Tsitouras Collection, Greece

    Materials Sterling Silver, Gold-Filled

    Size 2.8" x 3.1"
    (7.1cm x 7.9cm)


By nature an optimist, Albright is drawn to emblems of struggle and uplift such as the sun, the laurel wreath, and the shield. The green, white, and violet colors in her century-old Suffragette Pin signify, respectively, hope, purity, and dignity. The initial letters of the colors, (G,W,V) suggest an apt acronym: “Give Women the Vote!”