Earrings

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1950-1960

GUSN

GUSN-101506

Description

Each earring in this pair consists a white plastic scallop shell mounted to a gold-colored metal back. The earrings attach with screw back fasteners.

Details

Descriptive Terms

earrings (jewelry)
plastic by property: thermoplastic or thermoset
Earring

Associated Building

Original to Merwin House (Stockbridge, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

953
1966.2288.1
1966.2288.2

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

3/4 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Vipont de R.D. Merwin

Accession Number

1966.2288AB

Reference Notes

For more information on 20th century costume jewelry see Cera, Deanna Farneti, ed. "Jewels of Fantasy: Costume Jewelry of the 20th Century," (1992).