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Jewelry box

2006.44.30.3 (RS196546)

Description

Wedding jewelry set in original case. Circular jewelry case with hinged lid. The case exterior is covered in blue silk. The case interior has a white silk lining with fitted compartments for the gold and pearl necklace with cross pendant and earrings.

Details

Maker
Shreve, Crump & Low (Retailer)
Date
1871
Inscriptions
"M.D./ OCT. 3, 1871" (Gold thread)
"SHREVE, CRUMP & LOW/ 226/ WASHINGTON ST./ BOSTON" (Gold lettering)
Location of origin
Boston, MA, United States
Associated Building
Original To Stephen Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
silk (textile)
Object type
Adornment
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
boxes (containers)
marriage
parures
Set, Jewelry
silk (textile)
Accession Number
2006.44.30.3
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
284183

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