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1938.1169 (RS7705)

Description

Necklace with three rectangular panels of white glass beads, one beaded with a pink flower and the other two with blue flowers, attached with multiple strands of colorless and white glass bead looped chains.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1840
Location of origin
American
Material
glass (material)
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
glass (material)
NECKLACE
necklaces
Dimensions
1 in (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1938.1169
GUSN
102400
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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