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Wedding ring

2006.44.26 (RS8965)

Description

Plain gold men's wedding ring.

Details

Maker
Shreve, Crump & Low (Retailer)
Date
ca. 1871
Inscriptions
Engraved: "Oct 3d 1871"
Stamped: "S. C & L.?" (last letter is illegible) (Engraved and Stamped)
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
gold (metal)
Object type
Adornment
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
gold (metal)
Ring
rings (jewelry)
People and organizations
Phillips, Margaret Duncan
Phillips, Stephen H. (Stephen Henry), 1823-1897
Dimensions
3/16 (W), 13/16 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.26
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
101602
Exhibition Notes
"Jewelry at Historic New England," Online exhibit presented by Historic New England launched September 30, 2007 at www.historicnewengland.org/jewelryhistory/.
Reference Notes
Pictured in Brierley, Sarah, "With this Ring I Thee Wed," Historic New England, Fall (2007): 16.

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