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Suite of jewelry in three parts (brooch)

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(a-b) Pair of earrings for pierced ears with rosette and pendent oval medallion both in relief, made with seed pearls; (c) matching oval brooch on mother-of-pearl backing.

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

French, first half of 19th century

Object Place

France

Dimensions

2.1 x 1.6 x .7 cm (13/16 x 5/8 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

51.303c

Medium or Technique

Seed pearl, mother-of-pearl, and mono-filament with gilt metal

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Brooches