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Earring

2007.15.90 (RS9432)

Description

Single French jet earring with petals at top and three chains of faceted beads.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1910
Inscriptions
"9599" (Pencil)
Material
glass (material)
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
EARRING
earrings
earrings (jewelry)
glass (material)
Dimensions
2 3/4 in x 1/2 in x 3/8 in (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2007.15.90
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
102868
Reference Notes
For more information on jet jewelry and imitations see Bury, Shirley, "Jewellery, 1789-1910" v. 2 (1991): 657-709; Cooper, Diana and Norman Battershill, "Victorian Sentimental Jewellery," (1972): 19-30; Dawes, Ginny Reddington and Corinne Davidov, "Victorian Jewelry: Unexplored Treasures," (1991): 125-130; Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): 125-126, 254-256; Phillips, Clare, "Jewels and Jewelry," (2000): 94-95.

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