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1966.2288AB (RS8197)

Description

Each earring in this pair consists a white plastic scallop shell mounted to a gold-colored metal back. The earrings attach with screw back fasteners.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1950-1960
Associated Building
Original to Merwin House (Stockbridge, Mass.).
Material
plastic by property: thermoplastic or thermoset
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
Earring
earrings (jewelry)
plastic by property: thermoplastic or thermoset
Dimensions
3/4 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1966.2288AB
Credit Line
Bequest of Vipont de R.D. Merwin
GUSN
101506
Reference Notes
For more information on 20th century costume jewelry see Cera, Deanna Farneti, ed. "Jewels of Fantasy: Costume Jewelry of the 20th Century," (1992).

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