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Silhouette Pendant

1977.19 (RS8480)

Description

Gold oval pendant set with a silhouette of an unidentified woman, reverse is set with brown hair in a basket weave pattern.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1775-1825
Location of origin
American
Material
glass (material)
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
glass (material)
PENDANT
pendants (jewelry)
silhouettes
Dimensions
2 1/2 in x 1 3/4 in x 3/8 in (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.19
GUSN
102847
Reference Notes
For more information on miniatures in jewelry see Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995):83-97.
Related Items
Title Cameo Silhouette Accession number 1977.10 Notes Jewelry and related items donated by Mrs. Reginald Allen:
Title Silhouette pendant Accession number 1977.19
Title Watch fob seal Accession number 1977.20
Title Mourning ring Accession number 1977.21
Title Ring Accession number 1977.22.1
Title Ring Accession number 1977.22.2

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