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Engagement ring

2006.44.17 (RS8865)

Description

Fourteen karat gold ring with diamond solitaire.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1920-1925
Inscriptions
"diamond ring-received at/age 21/garment-engagement ring of /mother-May Gertrude Allen/Wright/ ( Mrs. C.C. Wright)/temporarily removed for regain/ May, 1971/ Property of/ Mrs. Stephen W. (crossed out0 Phillips,/ Salem,/ Box 242./ Mass. (Handwriting and print on envelope)
Location of origin
American [use]
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
diamond (mineral)
gold (metal)
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
diamond (mineral)
gold (metal)
marriage
Ring
rings (jewelry)
People and organizations
Wright, May Gertrude Allen
Dimensions
3/4 x 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.17
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
101622

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