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This and 4 other objects are a part of a set whose first object is Parure, ca. 1830.

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Hair Ornament, ca. 1830

This is a hair ornament. It is dated ca. 1830 and we acquired it in 1946. Its medium is seed pearls, mother-of-pearl, gold, fiber. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by R. Keith Kane. It is credited Gift of the estate and in memory of Robert B. Noyes.

Its dimensions are

L x W (approx.): 13 x 4.5 cm (5 1/8 x 1 3/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Hair Ornament, ca. 1830; Previously owned by Mrs. Robert B. Noyes ; seed pearls, mother-of-pearl, gold, fiber; L x W (approx.): 13 x 4.5 cm (5 1/8 x 1 3/4 in.); Gift of the estate and in memory of Robert B. Noyes; 1946-50-49

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