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1965.110 (RS8137)

Description

Flat black glass bead chain with geometric patterns in white and red beads, inscribed in beads "Time is a Gift of Inestimable value / S. Burnap 1833," black silk ribbon ends.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1833
Inscriptions
"Time is a Gift of Inestimable value / S. BURNAP 1833" (Beaded)
Location of origin
American
Material
glass (material)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Chain, Watch
fobs
glass (material)
watches
Dimensions
3/8 in (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1965.110
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Ellen Lucinda Burnap
GUSN
102392
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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