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Rhinestone earrings worn by Ophelia DeVore

Catalog Data

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Worn by:
Ophelia DeVore, American, 1922 - 2014  Search this
Medium:
rhinestones, metal
Dimensions:
H x W (each): 1 1/4 × 1/2 in. (3.2 × 1.3 cm)
Type:
ear clips
Date:
mid 20th century
Description:
Pair of rhinestone screw back earrings set in a floral design worn by Ophelia DeVore. Each earring has a large teardrop shaped clear rhinestone with a flat top at the center. It is surrounded by twelve (12) smaller teardrop shaped clear rhinestones, creating a stylized flower or leaf design overall. A screw back clasp is attached to the back of each earring.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Beauty culture  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Ophelia DeVore
Object number:
2011.25.2.2ab
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Adornment
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5d146afd7-97bd-47b8-93b5-990449782465
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.25.2.2ab