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1917.916 (RS6739)

Description

This string of red and white glass beads with original brass rings at ends closes with a frayed pink silk ribbon tie.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1899
Location of origin
Venice, Italy (?)
Material
brass (alloy)
glass (material)
silk (textile)
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
brass (alloy)
glass (material)
Necklace
necklaces
silk (textile)
Accession Number
1917.916
Credit Line
Gift of Ellen A. Robbins Stone
GUSN
100589
Reference Notes
For more information on the Robbins family see Simons, D. Brenton and Peter Benes, "The Art of Family: Genealogical Artifacts in New England," "Preserving a Legacy," by Jane Cayford Nylander (2002): 201-221.
Related Items
Title Wax Beads Accession number 1917.914 Notes Jewelry and related items donated by Ellen A. Robbins Stone:
Title Odd Beads Accession number 1917.915
Title Bead Necklace Accession number 1917.916
Title 924 - Beads for bead bags Accession number 1917.917
Title Steel Beads Accession number 1917.925
Title Butternut Pin Accession number 1917.939
Title Butternut Pin Accession number 1917.940
Title Bracelet Accession number 1917.941
Title Bracelet Accession number 1917.942
Title Bone comb Accession number 1917.945
Title Chain of Beads Accession number 1917.1041
Title Watch key Accession number 1917.1290
Title Seal Accession number 1917.1322 e
Title Washington pocket comb Accession number 1921.177
Title String of Brass Beads Accession number 1921.179
Title Hat Pin Accession number 1928.1104
Title Shoe Buckles Accession number 76.1918 ab
Title Crystal cuff links Accession number 93.1918 ab
Title Paste brooch Accession number 94.1918
Title Horn and silver back comb Accession number 95.1918
Notes The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston has a collection of items donated by Ellen A. Robbins Stone.

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