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Necklace

1938.416 (RS7715)

Description

Vulcanite necklace of molded round striped beads and two oval beads with molded classical bust portraits on each side.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1880
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
NECKLACE
necklaces
Dimensions
5/16 in (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1938.416
GUSN
102369
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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Title Gold ball earrings Accession number 1938.419 ab
Title Stick pin Accession number 1938.420
Title Ivory seal Accession number 1938.429
Title Metal seal Accession number 1938.430
Title Metal seal Accession number 1938.431
Title Bead chain Accession number 1938.567
Title Pair of shawl brooches Accession number 1938.603 ab
Title Tortoiseshell hairpin Accession number 1944.174
Title Tortoiseshell back comb Accession number 1944.175
Title Spun glass earrings Accession number 1944.176 bc

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