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Object Name Earring
Catalog Number 0985.13.00271e
Description Earring: Pair of earrings (.271e-f) consisting of two "CSN" Confederate Navy (small) brass buttons. Part of a jewelry set (necklace, hair comb, two bracelets, two earrings, and two cuff links) made from buttons off Confederate Army and Navy officer uniforms.
Dimensions Dia-0.5 inches
Owned William W. Davies
Made William W. Davies
Provenance The jewelry set is made from buttons of Confederate Army and Navy officers' uniforms. The donor's husband, William W. Davies, spent forty years collecting the buttons and then having them made into a set of jewely called "Rebel Brass."

The buttons in the earrings originated from the following Confederate officers: unidentified Confederate naval officers.
People Davies, William W.
unidentified Confederate officer
Search Terms Confederate States Navy
Subjects jewelry