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Pair of Necklaces

2006.44.138ab (RS8830)

Description

Two strands of carved ivory and lacquer ceremonial beads each with three blue and green beaded extensions and a turquoise (a) and blue (b) textile strand hanging with carved drop pendants. Four large blue and green floral formation circular beads evenly spaced between white ivory beads.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1925
Inscriptions
"Amber beads 108/Jade " 3/Pink beads 30/Dangles 4/ Amber (ILLEGIBLE possible mauderine)/chain." (Handwritten note)
Location of origin
Hawaii
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
NECKLACE
necklaces
Dimensions
2 1/4 x 7/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.138ab
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
101754

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