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Pair Of Earrings (probably USA), 1860–70

This is a Pair of earrings. It is dated 1860–70 and we acquired it in 1928. Its medium is hair, gold. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Gustav E. Kissel. It is credited Gift of Mrs. Gustav E. Kissel.

Its dimensions are

H x W (each earring): 4.5 x 1.5 cm (1 3/4 x 9/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Pair Of Earrings (probably USA), 1860–70; hair, gold; H x W (each earring): 4.5 x 1.5 cm (1 3/4 x 9/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. Gustav E. Kissel; 1928-5-58-a,b

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Campana Brothers Select: Works from the Permanent Collection.

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