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Necklace

1998.5137.1 (RS196519)

Description

Part of set (or parure) consisting of a necklace, brooch and pendant made from multi-colored glass micromosaic medallions depicting flowers, birds and crosses interspersed with gold leaves. The medallions have gold tear-drop-shaped pendants. The necklace closes with a tongue and groove slide clasp.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1857
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
glass (material)
gold (metal)
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
Classical
Floral
floral patterns
Glass
glass (material)
gold (metal)
Gold Plate
Necklace
necklaces
Victorian
Dimensions
16 x 2 x 0.75 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.5137.1
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
24253

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