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Object Name Earring
Catalog Number 0985.05.00110a
Description Earring: Pair of earrings carved from nut shells with metal ear hooks and metal plates on top and bottom. Motif of dragonflies, fish and men. Part of set of jewelry consisting of breastpin and earrings (0985.5.110,a,b).
Dimensions H-1.175 W-0.675 L-0.8 inches
Owned unidentified Confederate POW
Made Creator unknown, Confederate POW
Provenance Breastpin and earrings made and carved from nuts by a Confederate soldier while a prisoner of war.
People unidentified Confederate POW
Subjects POW's
Prisoners of war