The reverse carved lucite brooches were popular during the 1940's to the 1950's. This brooch is an oval thick Lucite piece with a beautifully carved and hand painted cattelya orchid on a black background. This piece is in excellent condition with no chips or scratches. It is amazing how these pieces hold their beauty. Size is 1 1/2 inches in width by 2 inches in length. The closure is a roll over safety clasp.