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Brooch and earrings set

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Gold, enamel, hair, glass
overall (brooch): 3/8 x 1 x 7/8 in. ( 1 x 2.5 x 2.2 cm ) overall (each earring): 1/2 x 7/8 x 2 1/2 in. ( 1.3 x 2.2
Oval brooch with radiating edges; oval glass compartment containing woven dark brown hair; white and black enamel decorated with gilding form palmettes and darts radiating from central compartment; pin attachment; pair of matching enameled gold wire hook earrings, hook has stylized flower at the lobe, with circular oculus at the center with woven hair beneath the glass, with palmettes and darts radiating out all around.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession notes, the brooch belonged to the donor's grandmother (1814-1890).
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Isabel M. Smith
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group