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Earrings (pair)

Object Number: 
INV.12673.2ab
Date: 
1840-1880
Medium: 
Tortoise shell, metal
Dimensions: 
overall (each): 5/8 x 7/8 x 2 1/2 in. ( 1.6 x 2.2 x 6.4 cm )
Description: 
Pair of tortoise shell earrings with wire hook attached to carved bow, suspending hinged link chain with three carved tassels at the bottom.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. J. Harper (Constance Schermerhorn) Skillin, 1956
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group