Pair of earrings

Pair of earrings
Title
Pair of earrings
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
Object Number 
1913.21ab
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group