Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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pair of earrings
  • Wyandot (Huron) peoples
  • pair of earrings, late 1800s–1890
  • Where object was made: United States
  • metal, stamping, incising
  • Object Height/Width: a) 4.6 x 3.4 cm
    Object Height/Width: a) 1 13/16 x 1 5/16 in
    Object Height/Width: b) 4.7 x 3.5 cm
    Object Height/Width: b) 1 7/8 x 1 3/8 in
  • The Father Felix Nolte Collection from the Benedictine College Museum
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6790.a,b

This is a pair of silver colored metal earrings. Each is disc-shaped with a wire that extends up over the disc. There are small notches around the perimeter with small raised bumps between each notch. It is incised with concentric circles and stamped with short lines near the perimeter.