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1938

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Earring, ca. 1840–50

This is a earring. It is dated ca. 1840–50 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pinchbeck. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Alice Cordelia Morse.

Its dimensions are

a, b: 6.5 x 2.5 cm (2 9/16 x 1 in.)

Cite this object as

Earring, ca. 1840–50; pinchbeck; a, b: 6.5 x 2.5 cm (2 9/16 x 1 in.); 1938-80-8-a,b

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