Earrings

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

ca. 1951

GUSN

GUSN-102424

Description

Pair of circular faux pearl earrings with metal screwback fasteners.

Details

Descriptive Terms

earrings (jewelry)
glass (material)
white metal
Jewelry
Ornament, Ear
Earring
Earring

Label

By the early twentieth century dozens of companies were experimenting with imitation pearl recipes, from glass to early plastics. Theodora Kuhne wore two strands of faux pearls when she walked down the aisle with Albert Lawton in 1951.

Inscription

Stamped with a flower (Stamped)

Additional Identification Number

1875

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Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

American

Object Type

Adornment; Body Adornments

Dimensions

3/8 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Theodora Lawton

Accession Number

1994.11ab