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ear-ring

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    Am2001,16.14.a-b

  • Description

    Pair of different coloured plastic. The shape is a flat rectangle broader at the bottom than at the top, primarily of brown colour ( 75%) with a border along the side edge of white, pink, black, brown, blue, white, black. The earrings are suspended from a simple silver ear hoop.

  • Producer name

  • Ethnic name

  • Date

    • 2001
  • Production place

  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 2.1 centimetres
    • Width: 0.8 centimetres
    • Width: 1.4 centimetres
  • Curator's comments

    Purchased at Santa Fe Indian Market because the same owner of the booth at Santa Fe, who was at Santa Clara the week before. The earrings sold in Santa Clara were made of block and plastic materials, however those made for Indian Market, were made of natural materials. This was sold to H. Lidchi as being of the stone that never changes colour.

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  • Location

    Not on display

  • Associated events

    • Associated Event: Santa Clara Feast Day
  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition notes

    Purchased at a booth in Santa Clara on 12/08/2002.

  • Department

    Africa, Oceania & the Americas

  • Registration number

    Am2001,16.14.a-b

Pair of different coloured plastic earrings.  The shape is a flat rectangle broader at the bottom than at the top, primarily of brown colour ( 75%) with a border along the side edge of white, pink, black, brown, blue, white, black.  The earrings are suspended from a simple silver ear hoop.

Pair of different coloured plastic earrings. The shape is a flat rectangle broader at the bottom than at the top, primarily of brown colour ( 75%) with a border along the side edge of white, pink, black, brown, blue, white, black. The earrings are suspended from a simple silver ear hoop.

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