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Cross Pendant

1941.186 (RS7869)

Description

Jet cross pendant with gold engraved terminals on each arm.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1879
Inscriptions
"Cross belonging / to / Susan Brown / Goodnow 1844-1879" (Written)
Object type
Personal Symbol
Descriptive terms
PENDANT, RELIGIOUS
pendants (jewelry)
Dimensions
13/16 in x 1/4 in (WxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1941.186
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Mabel Josselyn
GUSN
100795
Reference Notes
For more information on jet jewelry and imitations see Bury, Shirley, "Jewellery, 1789-1910" v. 2 (1991): 657-709; Cooper, Diana and Norman Battershill, "Victorian Sentimental Jewellery," (1972): 19-30; Dawes, Ginny Reddington and Corinne Davidov, "Victorian Jewelry: Unexplored Treasures," (1991): 125-130; Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): 125-126, 254-256; Phillips, Clare, "Jewels and Jewelry," (2000): 94-95.
Related Items
Title Silver watch Accession number 1941.143 Notes Jewelry and related items donated by Miss Mabel Josselyn:
Title Gold ring Accession number 1941.144
Title Gold ring Accession number 1941.145
Title Brooch Accession number 1941.146
Title Coral bracelet Accession number 1941.185
Title Jet cross Accession number 1941.186
Accession number Carte de Visite of donor as a child by W.R. Hawkes of Boston, MA
Accession number Carte de Visite of Susan Ann (Browne) Goodnow by A.B. Cross of Salem, MA
Accession number Carte de Visite of Susan Ann (Browne) Goodnow by unknown photographer
Accession number Carte de Visite of donor as a child by W.R. Hawkes of Boston, MA

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