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Beaded Chain

1925.344a (RS6942)

Description

Flat blue glass bead chain with beaded pink flowers and green leaves, inscribed in white beads, "A New Years gift / M.S.T," silk ribbon ends.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1840
Inscriptions
"A New Years gift / M.S.T." (Beaded)
Location of origin
American
Material
glass (material)
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
glass (material)
NECKLACE
necklaces
Dimensions
1/2 in (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1925.344a
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Lucy Haskell Sturtevant
GUSN
102391
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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