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Childs's Necklace

1920.90 (RS6794)

Description

This small coral necklace is a single string of cylindrical beads with an octagonal tube clasp.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1920
Dating based on clasp style
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
Necklace
necklaces
Dimensions
1/8 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1920.90
GUSN
100770
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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