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Beaded Chain

1947.230 (RS8045)

Description

Beaded chain necklace consisting of square panels of iridescent white glass beads each featuring a beaded gold letter, panels are attached with strings of white glass beads.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1840
Inscriptions
Panels spell out a work, but the letters are illegible. (Beadwork)
Material
glass (material)
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
glass (material)
NECKLACE
necklaces
Dimensions
1/2 in (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1947.230
GUSN
102385
Reference Notes
For more information on beaded chains see Bassett, Lynne Zacek. "Woven Bead Chains of the 1830s," "The Magazine Antiques." (December 1995): 798-807.
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