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Shirtwaist Set

1945.36a-j (RS7984)

Description

Painted porcelain shirtwaist set consisting of a brooch, eight studs, and one cuff button, each features a painted blue, green or purple flower on a painted gold background.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
"30" (Stamp)
Material
porcelain
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
porcelain
SET, JEWELRY
Dimensions
1 3/4 in (A); x 1 3/8 in (A); x 1/8 in (A); 3/8 in (B); 5/16 in (C); 3/8 in (D) (HxWxD), 13/16 in (B); 5/8 in (C); 5/8 in (D); 5/8 in (E) (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1945.36a-j
GUSN
100908
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).

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