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Pair of Child's Armlets

1933.263AB (RS7432)

Description

Pair of matching coral bead armlets, three strands of small cylindrical beads, gold stamped and engraved clasp set with coral cameo depicting a child.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1880
Location of origin
Italy
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
ARMLET
fasteners
Dimensions
3/8 in (A); 3/16 in (B) (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1933.263AB
GUSN
100750
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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Title Tortoiseshell lorgnette Accession number 1933.692

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