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Pair of Earrings

Description

Each earring in this pair consists of small woven reed "bells" strung on a filament as a chain suspended from a reed and filament woven pinwheel surmount. Each earring attaches with gold french wires. The earrings have a matching brooch, 1919.229.1

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1900
Material
gold (metal)
silk (textile)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
Earring
earrings (jewelry)
gold (metal)
pendant earrings
silk (textile)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
2 x 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1919.229.2AB
GUSN
284315

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