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Pair of Child's Armlets

1913.115-.116 (RS6706)

Description

Pair of matching coral armlets, four strands of branch coral, rectangular gold clasp engraved with an oval cartouche.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1860
Location of origin
Italy
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
ARMLET
fasteners
Dimensions
1 1/4 in (115); 1 1/4 in (116) x 3/16 in (115); 3/16 in (116) (WxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1913.115-.116
GUSN
100753
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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