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PAIR OF EARRINGS

Made by: Eugene Jaccard & Co.

Currently in storage


About this object

Pair of white, silk, hand painted, oval earrings made of silk that has been stretched over a hard (presumably wooden) innards piece with gold colored metal hooks. The silk has been hand painted with purple pansies highlighted with yellow and white and white and yellow lilies of the valley to fit each piece individually.

Category:
jewelry
Object name:
PAIR OF EARRINGS
Made from:
silk --wood --metal --paint
Made in:
St. Louis, USA
Date made:
1835-1880
Size:
½” W x 1 ¼” L

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
2014.10.11.1-2
Signature marks:
LABEL “Eugene Jaccard & Co.” “St. Louis”
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973