Object ID:
1907-02-1 a,b
Clothing & Personal Accessories
gold, shell
ca. 1830
Held at:
Litchfield Historical Society
2 3/4" long
Pair of cameo earrings for pierced ears. Small round cameo at top in gold setting with large tear drop shaped pendant hanging from base of round cameo. Set in gold with bright cut decoration. Top cameo in one earring is profile of woman and pendant in same earring is a profile of a warrior in a helmet. The other earring has in the top part a profile of a young man and in the pedant in the same earring an image of a woman. Hinged claps on back of each earring.

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