Jewelry Suite (probably France), ca. 1860
This suite of jewelry would have been very expensive when created; aluminum was new and costly to produce. By the time Mrs. Kissel donated these pieces to the museum, aluminum was commonly used for everyday objects.
This object was
Mrs. Gustav E. Kissel.
It is credited
Gift of Mrs. Gustav E. Kissel.
Its dimensions are
H x W x D (a: brooch): 5.8 x 4.8 x 1.3 cm (2 5/16 x 1 7/8 x 1/2 in.) H x W x D (b: earring): 6.4 x 1.9 x 1.1 cm (2 1/2 x 3/4 x 7/16 in.) H x W x D (c: earring): 6.5 x 1 x 1.9 cm (2 9/16 x 3/8 x 3/4 in.)