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Earring (one of a pair)

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Pair of gold and enamel long drop earrings. Small square ornament at top with long roughly rectangular pendant, design of butterflies in polychrome enamel on black. To be attached to ears by screw.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Lawrence H. Wetherell

American, mid-19th century

Object Place

United States


7 x 1.4 x 1 cm (2 3/4 x 9/16 x 3/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Gold metal and enamel


Textiles and Fashion Arts


Jewelry / Adornment, Earrings, Flares, Plugs, Studs