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1969.3010.2A (RS196499)

Description

This single earring was once part of a larger set of jewelry, of which the necklace 1969.3010.1 survives. The earring consists of a smaller five-point star made of faceted black glass and set in a black enameled bezel. It attaches to the ear with a metal s-curved ear wire.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1865-1875
Appears in photograph of Frances Bowdoin Bradlee ca. 1875
Associated Building
Original To Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
glass (material)
metal
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
earrings (jewelry)
glass (material)
metal
Set, Jewelry
Dimensions
1 1/2 x 1/8 x 1 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1969.3010.2A
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
284680
Related Items
Title Necklace Accession number 1969.3010.1

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