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Object Name Earring
Catalog Number 1952.21ab
Date 1900-1950
Material(s) Tortoise shell
Dimensions H-2.5 W-1.5 inches
Description This is a pair of tortoise shell three hoop earrings. A flattened hoop suspended from a small loop holds the pieces of the earrings together. The main body of the earrings consists of three hoops of varying sizes that are ordered from the largest on the outside to the smallest on the inside. There are breaks in the hoops from the original construction that are glued closed. The pieces that were used to attach the earrings to the ear are missing.
Collection KHS Museum Collection
Subjects Earrings
Jewelry
Accessories
Search Terms women's accessories
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS