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Necklace

1966.1390 (RS260773)

Description

A string of 49 graduated, ovoid beads. Each bead is composed of blown glass coated with a thin, nacreous film on the interior then filled with wax. Strung on spun linen thread with a ribbon tie (added later).

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1768-1799
Associated Building
Gilman Garrison House (Exeter, N.H.).
Material
wax
Object type
Adornment; Body Adornments
Descriptive terms
beads (pierced objects)
Jewelry
Necklace
Wax
wax
Dimensions
11 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1966.1390
Credit Line
Bequest of William Perry Dudley
GUSN
26123

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