Earrings

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1950-1960

GUSN

GUSN-101510

Description

Each earring in this pair consists of a circular dome of clear plastic resin with gold-colored metal foil crescents suspended in the matrix. Each dome has a pink plastic back. The earrings attach with clip backs.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Associated Building

Original to Merwin House (Stockbridge, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

957
1966.2292.1
1966.2292.2

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Adornment

Dimensions

7/8 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Vipont de R.D. Merwin

Accession Number

1966.2292AB

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).