Earrings

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1940-1960

GUSN

GUSN-101514

Description

Each earring in this pair consists of three salmon-colored painted plastic balls (three are currently missing) glued to cup mounts which are attached to a short, curved metal rod. The earrings attach with screw back fasteners.

Details

Descriptive Terms

earrings (jewelry)
plastic by composition or origin
glass (material)
Earring

Associated Building

Original to Merwin House (Stockbridge, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

961
1966.2296.1
1966.2296.2

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Bequest of Vipont de R.D. Merwin

Accession Number

1966.2296AB

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).