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Earring

The top of the earring is a rosette of gold wirework which suspends a detachable flaring drop of gold wirework and applied gold beads. Original hook finding complete with small gold loop worn behind the ear to keep the earring in place. One of a pair shown in the miniature of Mrs. Franklin Haven...

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Provenance

Collection of Miss Mary Haven and Mrs. Waldo Ross by 1917; to MFA December 6, 1917, gift. Note on catalogue card: "One of a pair shown in the miniature of Mrs. Franklin Haven before her marriage, 17.3147"

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary Haven and Mrs. Waldo Ross

about 1826

Object Place for Label

United States

Object Place

United States

Accession Number

17.3154

Medium or Technique

Gold/ cannetille

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Earrings, Flares, Plugs, Studs