Matching set of ornaments (pair of earrings (one of pair))

French
19th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

4.5 cm (1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

55.614c

Medium or Technique

Shells

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Earrings, flares, plugs, studs

(a) Wreath for hair, (b) small detached spray, (c,d) pair of earrings for pierced ears, made of small polished white shell strung on oxidized wire, part of wire covered with cream colored silk.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Helen Howard Hudson Whipple