Earrings

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1845-1880

GUSN

GUSN-24269

Description

Pair of woven hair-work oval shaped hoop earrings. A flat gold bar connects the hoops just below the gold catch mechanism. An oval woven hair pendant w/ fluted gold fittings hangs from the bar. Hair is brown in color.

Details

Descriptive Terms

earrings (jewelry)
gold (metal)
hair
soldering
stamping (forming)
weaving
love
mourning
Victorian
Gold Plate
Hair
Woven
Stamped
Soldered
Victorian
Love
Mourning
EARRING

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

1.75 x 1.375 x 0.25 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.5149AB