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This is a Cameo. We acquired it in 1920. Its medium is shell. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mrs. John Innes Kane. It is credited Gift of Mrs. John Innes Kane.

  • Earrings
  • white gold, cameos, diamonds.
  • Courtesy of FD Gallery.
  • 20.2015.4a/c
  • Object ID #18485909
  • brush and gouache, brush and silver paint, graphite on illustration board.
  • Gift of Donald Deskey.
  • 1975-11-13

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 6 x 5 x 1.5 cm (2 3/8 x 1 15/16 x 9/16 in.)

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Cameo; shell; H x W x D: 6 x 5 x 1.5 cm (2 3/8 x 1 15/16 x 9/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. John Innes Kane; 1920-19-125

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