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1936.164b (RS7606)

Description

Child's tortoiseshell ring with faceted band and a rectangular plaque in center, faded blue silk ribbon attached.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1900
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
finger rings
RING
rings (jewelry)
Dimensions
1/8 in (W), 5/8 in (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1936.164b
GUSN
101374
Reference Notes
For more information on tortoiseshell jewelry see Bury, Shirley, "Jewellery, 1789-1910," v. 1 (1991): 259-263; Dawes, Ginny Reddington & Corinne Davidov, "Victorian Jewelry: Unexplored Treasures," (1991): 132-138; Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): 223-227; Gere, Charlotte, "American & European Jewelry, 1830-1914," (1975): 114-115.
Related Items
Title Child's coral armlet in box Accession number 1936.162 Notes Jewelry and related items donated by Mrs. William Whitman, Jr.:
Title Mosaic brooch Accession number 1936.164 a
Title Tortoiseshell child's ring Accession number 1936.164 b
Title Tortoiseshell child's ring Accession number 1936.164 c
Title Glass child's ring Accession number 1936.164 d

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