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Bracelet

1932.2744 (RS7323)

Description

Flat tortoiseshell wrap style bracelet with a beaded edge.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1880
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
BRACELET
bracelets (jewelry)
Dimensions
1 3/16 in (W), 1 7/8 in (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1932.2744
GUSN
102007
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 Cuff buttons Accession number 1924.774 ab Notes Jewelry and related items donated by Mrs. Edwin A. Daniels:
Title Brooch Accession number 1924.775
Title Tortoiseshell bracelet Accession number 1932.2744

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