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Wrap Around Earrings, ca. 1959

This is a Earrings. It was designed by Irena Brynner. It is dated ca. 1959 and we acquired it in 1991. Its medium is gold. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Week series in a post titled Ingenious Solutions: Irena Brynner's Wrap Around Earrings.

This object was donated by Irena Brynner. It is credited Gift of Irena Brynner.

Our curators have highlighted 2 objects that are related to this one.

Its dimensions are

Overall: 9.2 x 5.8 x 1.5 cm (3 5/8 x 2 5/16 x 9/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Wrap Around Earrings, ca. 1959; Designed by Irena Brynner (American, b. Russia, 1917 - 2003); USA; gold; Overall: 9.2 x 5.8 x 1.5 cm (3 5/8 x 2 5/16 x 9/16 in.); Gift of Irena Brynner; 1991-165-9-a,b

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