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1969.3617 (RS8396)

Description

Opera length coral round bead necklace, strung on wire.

Details

Maker
unknown
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
NECKLACE
necklaces
Dimensions
1/2 in (bead) (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1969.3617
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
100745
Reference Notes
For more information on coral jewelry see Bennett, David and Daniela Mascetti, "Understanding Jewellery," (1989): 105; Bury, Shirley, "Jewellery, 1789-1910," v.1 (1991): 238-244; Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): 122-123, 237-239; Gere, Charlotte, "American and European Jewelry, 1830-1914," (1975): 86-87. For more information on the Codman estate see the entire issue of "Old Time New England" 71, no. 258 (1981).

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