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Pair of Studs

1931.984ab (RS7292)

Description

Pair of small rectangular agate cuff buttons set in gold mounts with pierced border, gold post and guard on reverse.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1900
Object type
Clothing -- Accessory
Descriptive terms
fasteners
STUD
Dimensions
7/16 in (A); 7/16 in (B) x 3/8 in (A); 3/8 in (B) x 5/16 in (A); 5/16 in (B) (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1931.984ab
GUSN
100880
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 Victorian stone jewelry see Bury, Shirley, "Jewellery, 1789-1910," (1991): 513-528; Dawes, Ginny Reddington & Corinne Davidov, "Victorian Jewelry: Unexplored Treasures," (1991): 57-95; Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): 246-253.
Related Items
Title c - Coral brooch and earrings Accession number 1927.495 a Notes Jewelry and related items donated by Alice A. Stevens:
Title Lava cameo brooch Accession number 1929.563
Title Brooch Accession number 1929.564
Title Hair brooch Accession number 1929.565
Title Coral earrings Accession number 1929.566 ab
Title Knee buckles Accession number 1931.982 ab
Title Cuff links Accession number 1931.984 ab
Title Gold brooch Accession number 1931.989
Title Necklace and locket Accession number 1934.558

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