Detail View: The AMICA Library: Earring

AMICA ID: 
MMA_.95.15.121
AMICA Library Year: 
2001
Object Type: 
Costume and Jewelry
Creator Nationality: 
Asian; Anatolian; Byzantine
Creator Name-CRT: 
Langobardic or Byzantine
Title: 
Earring
View: 
Additional view
Creation Date: 
6th-7th c.
Creation Start Date: 
500
Creation End Date: 
699
Materials and Techniques: 
Hoop: gold; settings; wire-block twisted, beaded. Pendant: gold-wrought sheet; settings-garnets (patterned foil); wire-beaded; wavy ribbon; granulation. Suspension loop: gold.
Dimensions: 
H. 5 cm
AMICA Contributor: 
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Owner Location: 
New York, New York, USA
ID Number: 
95.15.121
Credit Line: 
Purchase, 1895
Rights: 
Provenance: 
Ex coll.: Samuel T. Baxter, Florence
Related Image Identifier Link: 
MMA_.dp30357.tif