Each earring in this pair consists of a cascade of coral berries suspended from a gold post embellished with gold leaves. The earrings attach with gold screw back fasteners.
- Associated Building
- Original to Merwin House (Stockbridge, Mass.).
- Object type
- Descriptive terms
- Accession Number
- Credit Line
- Bequest of Vipont de R.D. Merwin
- Reference Notes
- For more information on coral jewelry see Bennett, David and Daniela Mascetti, "Understanding Jewellery," (1989): 105; Bury, Shirley, "Jewellery, 1789-1910," v.1 (1991): 238-244; Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): 122-123, 237-239; Gere, Charlotte, "American and European Jewelry, 1830-1914," (1975): 86-87.