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1924.313 (RS6916)

Description

Jet ornament with cylindrical shaped beads strung in the shape of a flower.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1880
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
ORNAMENT
ornaments
Accession Number
1924.313
GUSN
102178
Reference Notes
For more information on jet jewelry and imitations see Bury, Shirley, "Jewellery, 1789-1910" v. 2 (1991): 657-709; Cooper, Diana and Norman Battershill, "Victorian Sentimental Jewellery," (1972): 19-30; Dawes, Ginny Reddington and Corinne Davidov, "Victorian Jewelry: Unexplored Treasures," (1991): 125-130; Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): 125-126, 254-256; Phillips, Clare, "Jewels and Jewelry," (2000): 94-95.
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