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Pair of Earrings

1993.908.1-2 (RS8746)


Pair of gold Etruscan Revival style earrings, gold ball surmounts supporting pointed pendants with beaded edge encircling smaller bell flower pendants, later screwback ear fasteners.


gold (metal)
Object type
Descriptive terms
earrings (jewelry)
gold (metal)
11/16 x 1/8 (WxD) (inches)
Accession Number
Credit Line
Bequest of Eleanor Fayerweather
Reference Notes
The Fayerweather Family Papers and The Fayerweather Family Photographs, Massachusetts Historical Society. (see Fayerweather accession file for a description of these collections). The best information on the Fayerweather family is in John B. Carney, "In Search of Fayerweather: the Fayerweather Family of Boston," parts 1-3, "New England Historical and Genealogical Register" 144, no. 1 (January 1990): 3-21: 144, no. 2 (April 1990): 151-168; 145, no. 1 (January 1991): 57-55.
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