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Object Name Earring
Catalog Number 0985.02.00018b
Date 1861
Description Earring: Pair of earrings (.18a,b) that are heart-shaped with three drop ovals. Part of a set of jewelry consisting of pieces handmade from hair: necklace (.18). earrings (a, b), breast pin (c).
Dimensions W-1.5 L-2.375 D-0.5 inches
Owned Fannie A. Smith
Owner Regiment 2nd Florida Infantry, Co. L
Made I. M. Bunting
Provenance I. M. Bunting had this jewelry set from his hair for his betrothed, Fannie Smith of Madison, Florida "just before the guns fired on Fort Sumter." Bunting served in Co. L, 2nd Florida Infantry.

"Set of jewelry designed by I.M. Bunting and given to his betrothed, Miss Fannie Smith, of Madison, Florida, just before the guns were fired at Fort Sumter."
People Smith, Fannie A.
Bunting, I. M.
Subjects hair
jewelry
gifts
women