- Museum number
Ornament (ear), child's ear-ring of wood, semicircular outline resembling two figs joined at the stalk end.
- Production date
- 1870 (before)
Height: 4.50 centimetres
Width: 8.60 centimetres
Depth: 2.50 centimetres
- Curator's comments
See Christy Correspondence - queries and notes on this collection:
'Earrings, Mulgrave Id.
How worn? Through the lobe of the ear, in children the object being to split the lobe entirely. The specimens were in the ears of two children when purchased.'
Register slip comment:
They are worn through the lobe of the ear, in children; the object being to split the lobe entirely. This, and the other two specimens, were in the ears of two children when purchased by Mr Kennett.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Pres by A.W. Franks Nov 9 1870 (Kennett Coll.)
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
CDMS number: Oc1870C1.6912 (old CDMS no.)
Miscellaneous number: Oc1870C1109.292