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Pair of Child's Armlets

1932.561ab (RS7334)

Description

Pair of matching coral armlets, four strands of small polished branch coral beads, rectangular gold clasps with engraved scrolls.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1880
Location of origin
Italy
Object type
Adornment; Body Adornments
Descriptive terms
Armlet
fasteners
Jewelry
Dimensions
3/4 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1932.561ab
GUSN
100748
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.
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