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Sautoir

2007.15.132 (RS9254)

Description

Sautoir with a double strand of small jet beads segmented by round black wood beads.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1930
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
NECKLACE
necklaces
Dimensions
1 in (W), 58 in (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
2007.15.132
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
102365
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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