Earrings (pair)

Object Number: 
1920.13ab
Date: 
ca. 1820
Medium: 
Cut steel
Dimensions: 
overall (each): 3/8 x 1/2 x 1 5/8 in. ( 1 x 1.3 x 4.1 cm )
Description: 
Pair of cut-steel wire-hook earrings; rosette at the earlobe, detachable pendant ornaments or rosette suspended from leaves with loop finding.
Gallery Label: 
These earrings are part of a parure (jewelry suite) which was worn to the ball honoring La Fayette at Castle Garden, September 14, 1824.
Credit Line: 
Purchase
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group