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Bracelet

1933.219 (RS7427)

Description

Coral bracelet, carved naturalistic flowers and leaves set on gold wire, flexible band of rectangular coral links, gold hidden push button clasp with coral button.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1845-1865
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
BRACELET
bracelets (jewelry)
Dimensions
1 5/16 in x 5/8 in (WxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1933.219
GUSN
100777
Reference Notes
Similar flexible link coral bracelet is pictured in Bennett, David and Daniela Mascetti, "Understanding Jewellery," (1989): plate 137 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 Trousseau bill of Mary Ann Snow Accession number 1928.1108
Title Daguerreotype of Mary Ann Snow Accession number 1928.1128
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Title Hair ornament Accession number 1932.221
Title Handkerchief ring Accession number 1934.199
Notes Similar style flexible link coral bracelet in MFA, Boston collection (43.2115). See accession file for print out of description and picture.

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