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1966.2293AB (RS8202)

Description

Each earring in this pair consists of a rosette of pink sequins, each sequin set with a silver bead. The rosettes are stitched to a textile felt backing with an attached metal mount. The earrings attach with clip backs.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1950-1960
Associated Building
Original to Merwin House (Stockbridge, Mass.).
Material
felt (textile)
glass (material)
sequins (spangles)
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
Earring
earrings (jewelry)
felt (textile)
glass (material)
sequins (spangles)
Accession Number
1966.2293AB
Credit Line
Bequest of Vipont de R.D. Merwin
GUSN
101511
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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