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1923.692 (RS6898)

Description

Oval shell cameo, depicts a woman in profile in classical dress.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1880
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
Cameo
cameos
Relief
Sculpture
Dimensions
1 13/16 x 1 1/2 x 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1923.692
GUSN
100701
Reference Notes
For information on cameos see Bennett, David and Daniela Mascetti, "Understanding Jewellery," (1989); Bury, Shirley, "Jewellery, 1789-1910," v. 1 (1991): 215-232; Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): 227-236; Miller, Anna M. "Cameos Old & New," 3rd Edition (2005).
Related Items
Title Seal ring Accession number 1923.691 Notes Jewelry and related items donated by Miss Elizabeth V. Morrison:
Title Cameo Accession number 1923.692
Title Cameo Accession number 1923.693
Title Hat pin Accession number 1932.827
Title Silver watch Accession number 1932.2234
Title Hair chain Accession number 1933.977
Title Hair watch chain Accession number 1953.36

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