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    Pair of earrings with pearls

    Unknown artist, Roman
    Pair of earrings with pearls, 1st century CE-3rd century CE
    Gold; pearl
    3.3 x 1.9 cm (1 5/16 x 3/4 inches)
    Mary B. Jackson Fund 47.007

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    Perfume Bottle

    William Edgar Brigham
    American, 1885-1962
    Perfume Bottle, ca. 1920-1925
    Quartz crystal, carnelian, pearls, green quartz, gold, enamel and black onyx
    Height: 15.2 cm (6 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 30.075

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    Needlework panel

    Unknown artist, English, England
    Needlework panel, first half of the 17th century
    Silk; mica (mineral); pearl
    38.1 x 53.3 cm (15 x 21 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 27.168

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    The Argosy

    William Edgar Brigham
    American, 1885-1962
    The Argosy, 1920-30
    Amber, gold, precious stones and enamel
    13.7 x 5.9 cm (5 3/8 x 2 5/16 inches)
    Gift of the Estate of William E. Brigham 63.011.85

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    Cameo Brooch: The Three Graces Dancing

    Unknown artist
    After Antonio Canova
    Italian; Venetian, 1757-1822
    Cameo Brooch: The Three Graces Dancing, after 1798
    Shell, gold, pearl, and enamel
    Length: 5.9 cm (2 5/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. John Carter Brown 09.074X

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    Pendant

    Gorham Manufacturing Company
    American, Providence, 1831-
    Pendant, ca. 1900
    Gold, pearls, frosted green glass, diamonds, enamel and rubies
    8.3 x 3.2 cm (3 1/4 x 1 1/4 inches) (pendant)
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund 1997.80

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    Locket

    Unknown artist, American
    Locket, 19th Century
    Gold with enamel, diamond, pearls and glass
    Length: 5.4 cm (2 1/8 inches)
    Anonymous gift 33.033

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    Locket

    Unknown artist, American
    Locket, 19th century
    Gold with enamel, pearls, hair, photograph and glass
    Width: 2.2 cm (7/8 inches)
    Gift of the Estate of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 31.387

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    Embroidery sample

    Miss Anea (pseudonym of Anea Tonnegotti), designer
    Embroidery sample, 1940-1970
    Design and fringe of seed beads, pearls and crystal on silk jersey.
    Length: 45.7 cm (18 inches)
    Gift of Hope Grayson and John Simon 2008.73.101

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    Embroidery sample

    Miss Anea (pseudonym of Anea Tonnegotti), designer
    Embroidery sample, 1940-1970
    Sequins, pearls and beads embroidered on net.
    Length: 35.6 cm (14 inches)
    Gift of Hope Grayson and John Simon 2008.73.102