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Pair of Cuff Links

1969.3047.1-2 (RS8349)

Description

Pair of circular mother of pearl cuff links, each feature a gold X in center, gold backs with three links.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1875-1925
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Object type
Clothing -- Accessory
Descriptive terms
fasteners
LINK, CUFF
Dimensions
1/2 in (1); 1/2 in (2) (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1969.3047.1-2
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
100869
Reference Notes
For more information on cuff links and studs see Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995):178-179; Hinks, Peter, "Victorian Jewelry," (1991). For more information on the Codman estate see the entire issue of "Old Time New England" 71, no. 258 (1981).

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