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Screw-back dangle earring with an inverted V on the post and a pendant, flattened diamond- or lozenge-shaped loop holding a thick ring. Both sides of loop are chased with a conforming diamond- or lozenge-shape motif and pinwheel-like pattern; outer border and borders around motif appear to be enameled black. No marks. Only one earring; not part of a pair.
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Physical Description
gold (overall material)
enamel (decoration material)
overall: 3/8 in x 1 3/4 in x 5/8 in;.9525 cm x 4.445 cm x 1.5875 cm
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Credit Line
Gift of The Heirs of William and Dennis Ramsay
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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