Pair of earrings

Object Number: 
1913.21ab
Date: 
1800-1900
Medium: 
Gold, jet, hair
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/8 x 1 in. ( 5.4 x 2.5 cm )
Description: 
Pair of earrings of faceted jet beads in Moorish design; each comprises sunburst motif in gold set with jets, with gold French ear-wires; suspending detachable pendants of similarly set quasi-garland style; in the center of each, a half-moon-shaped glass compartment containing woven hair.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Johanna K. Sluyter
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group