Earrings



Object ID:
1907-02-1 a,b
Category:
Clothing & Personal Accessories
Medium:
gold, shell
Date:
ca. 1830
Held at:
Litchfield Historical Society
Size:
2 3/4" long
Description:
Pair of cameo earrings for pierced ears. Small round cameo at top in gold setting with large tear drop shaped pendant hanging from base of round cameo. Set in gold with bright cut decoration. Top cameo in one earring is profile of woman and pendant in same earring is a profile of a warrior in a helmet. The other earring has in the top part a profile of a young man and in the pedant in the same earring an image of a woman. Hinged claps on back of each earring.

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