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Pair Of Earrings (USA), ca. 1950

This is a Pair of earrings. It was made by Art Smith. It is dated ca. 1950 and we acquired it in 1997. Its medium is gold. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Gretchen Ellsworth. It is credited Gift of Gretchen Gayle Ellsworth and Margot Gayle.

Its dimensions are

a,b (each): L x W x D: 3 x 2.2 x 1.1 cm (1 3/16 x 7/8 x 7/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Pair Of Earrings (USA), ca. 1950; Made by Art Smith (American, 1917–1982); gold; a,b (each): L x W x D: 3 x 2.2 x 1.1 cm (1 3/16 x 7/8 x 7/16 in.); Gift of Gretchen Gayle Ellsworth and Margot Gayle; 1997-171-2-a,b

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