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Watch Chain

1993.335 (RS8677)

Description

Black vulcanite watch chain consisting of a triangular shield with a scalloped edge set with a flower, link chain attached with metal clip at end.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1890
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
CHAIN, WATCH
fobs
watches
Dimensions
1 7/8 in x 1/2 in (WxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1993.335
Credit Line
Gift of Weston Historical Society
GUSN
102673
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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