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1969.3012 (RS8316)

Description

Gutta percha bead necklace on metal chain with seven pendants with molded flower bunches, beads and teardrop shaped pendants, hook and eye clasp.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1880
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
NECKLACE
necklaces
Accession Number
1969.3012
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
100734
Exhibition Notes
"Jewelry at Historic New England," Online exhibit presented by Historic New England launched September 30, 2007 at www.historicnewengland.org/jewelryhistory/.
Reference Notes
For more information on the Codman estate see the entire issue of "Old Time New England" 71, no. 258 (1981). For more information on jet jewelry and imitations see Bury, Shirley, "Jewellery, 1789-1910" v. 2 (1991): 657-709; Cooper, Diana and Norman Battershill, "Victorian Sentimental Jewellery," (1972): 19-30; Dawes, Ginny Reddington and Corinne Davidov, "Victorian Jewelry: Unexplored Treasures," (1991): 125-130; Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): 125-126, 254-256; Phillips, Clare, "Jewels and Jewelry," (2000): 94-95.

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