Earrings

Object Number: 
Z.2086a-c
Date: 
1820-1880
Medium: 
Hair, gold; leather, metal, silk
Dimensions: 
overall (each): 2 1/4 x 1 1/8 x 3/8 in. ( 5.7 x 2.9 x 1 cm ) overall (in box): 1 x 2 1/8 x 2 7/8 in. ( 2.5 x 5.4 x
Description: 
Pair of brown woven hairwork earrings suspended from wire hooks; tubular bobbin tulle strands of hairwork coiled in an overhand knot with the ends drawn together and joined with metal fitting beneath wire hook; box is rectangular and covered with leather tooled throughout in hatch mark pattern, metal clasp fastener at center front, padded and lined inside with magenta satin.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group