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One of a Pair of Gold Earrings with Garnets

Date: second half 8th century
Geography: Made in Northern France
Culture: Frankish
Medium: Gold, garnets with patterned foil backings, silver rivets
Dimensions: Overall: 1 13/16 x 11/16 x 1 3/4 in. (4.6 x 1.8 x 4.4 cm) bead: 3/4 x 11/16 in. (1.9 x 1.8 cm)
Classification: Metalwork-Gold
Credit Line: Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number: 17.191.2

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