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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1895.626.A-B
People
Attributed to Peter Orr
Title
Pair of Swami-style Earrings
Classification
Jewelry
Work Type
earring
Date
c. 1880
Places
Creation Place: South Asia, India
Culture
Indian
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/232522
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Gold?
Dimensions
4.5 × 1.6 cm (1 3/4 × 5/8 in.)
Provenance
Mrs. William Hayes Fogg, New York, NY, Bequest to Fogg Art Museum, 1895.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Mrs. William Hayes Fogg
Accession Year
1895
Object Number
1895.626.A-B
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Two linked gold plated metal squares with bead fringe. Relief decoration of two four-handed icon figures seated in yogic posture.
Exhibition History

Silver and Shawls: India, Europe, and the Colonial Art Market, Harvard University Art Museums, Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 08/27/2005 - 01/29/2006

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