Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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pair of beaded earrings
  • Mamie Mitchell
    born: Mesquakie settlement, Iowa, United States ; died: United States
  • pair of beaded earrings, late 1800s–1981
  • Where object was made: United States
  • glass beads, metal, beading
  • Object Height/Width: each 4 x 1.5 cm width includes clip
    Object Height/Width: each 1 9/16 x 9/16 in width includes clip
  • Gift of Forrest E. Jones
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1730.a,b

This pair of earrings has a beaded cylinder of red and blue and red bands. There is beaded fringe below, in bands of white, blue, and red. There is a metal clip-on mechanism.