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1993.342.4 (RS8696)

Description

Rectangular brooch set with square and round faceted French jet beads, hinged metal pin and hook on reverse.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1910
Material
glass (material)
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
BROOCH
brooches
glass (material)
pins (jewelry)
Dimensions
3/4 in x 2 3/8 in x 3/4 in (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1993.342.4
GUSN
103161
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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