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1991.111ab (RS8674)

Description

Pair of clip on earrings consisting of white plastic leaves with two white berries at top set in gold plated metal frames.

Details

Maker
Trifari, Krussman, and Fishel, Inc. (Jeweler)
Date
1950-1955
Inscriptions
"TRIFARI" (Stamped)
Location of origin
Providence, Rhode Island
Object type
Adornment; Body Adornments
Places
Providence (Providence county, Rhode Island)
Rhode Island (United States)
Descriptive terms
Earring
earrings (jewelry)
Jewelry
Ornament, Ear
Dimensions
3/4 x 5/8 (WxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.111ab
GUSN
102406
Reference Notes
For more information on the history of Trifari see Cera, Deanna Farenti, "Jewels of Fantasy: Costume Jewelry of the 20th Century," (1992): 220-221 and Rainwater, Dorothy, "American Jewelry Manufacturers," (1988): 239-240.
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