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2006.44.30.1 (RS196545)

Description

Wedding jewelry set in original case. Gold and pearl necklace with large groved s-shaped links with an attached cross pendant combination brooch. Cross is set with eleven cultured pearls, each in a six prong crown setting with two pearl drops attached to each arm. Hinged pin and hook on reverse.

Details

Maker
Shreve, Crump & Low (Retailer)
Date
ca. 1871
Location of origin
Boston, MA, United States
Associated Building
Original To Stephen Phillips House (Salem, Mass.). Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
gold (metal)
pearl (animal material)
Object type
Adornment
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
gold (metal)
marriage
necklaces
parures
pearl (animal material)
Set, Jewelry
Dimensions
2 1/4 x 1 7/16 x 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.30.1
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
101633
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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