Brooch and earrings set

Brooch and earrings set
Title
Brooch and earrings set
Date 
1835-1875
Medium 
Gold, enamel, hair, glass
Dimensions 
overall (brooch): 3/8 x 1 x 7/8 in. ( 1 x 2.5 x 2.2 cm ) overall (each earring): 1/2 x 7/8 x 2 1/2 in. ( 1.3 x 2.2
Description 
Oval brooch with radiating edges; oval glass compartment containing woven dark brown hair; white and black enamel decorated with gilding form palmettes and darts radiating from central compartment; pin attachment; pair of matching enameled gold wire hook earrings, hook has stylized flower at the lobe, with circular oculus at the center with woven hair beneath the glass, with palmettes and darts radiating out all around.
Credit Line 
Gift of Miss Isabel M. Smith
Object Number 
1950.42a-c
Gallery Label 
According to the accession notes, the brooch belonged to the donor's grandmother (1814-1890).
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group