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1998.5149AB (RS21917)

Description

Pair of woven hair-work oval shaped hoop earrings. A flat gold bar connects the hoops just below the gold catch mechanism. An oval woven hair pendant w/ fluted gold fittings hangs from the bar. Hair is brown in color.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1845-1880
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
gold (metal)
hair
soldering
stamping (forming)
weaving
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
EARRING
earrings (jewelry)
gold (metal)
Gold Plate
Hair
hair
Love
love
mourning
Mourning
Soldered
soldering
Stamped
stamping (forming)
Victorian
weaving
Woven
Dimensions
1.75 x 1.375 x 0.25 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.5149AB
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
24269

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