Earrings (mourning)

Object Number: 
INV.12691.38ab
Date: 
1840-1880
Medium: 
Jet, metal
Dimensions: 
overall (each): 1/2 x 7/8 x 3 1/8 in. ( 1.3 x 2.2 x 7.9 cm )
Description: 
Pair of faceted polished jet wire hook mourning earrings; flower at lobe, suspending teardrop-shaped ornament of geometric-shaped stones.
Gallery Label: 
These earrings are from a box of jewelry which belonged to Adelaide L. Livingston (1852-1909).
Credit Line: 
Gift of Goodhue Livingston, 1951
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group