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Watch Chain

1977.735 (RS117056)

Description

Woven beaded chain composed of geometric esigns in black, blue and steel beads; designs include florals, crosshatch, checks, linked squares, Greek key, leaf, snowflake, etc. with brass clasp for watch.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1810-1840
Inscriptions
Initials ""MPW"" incorporated with silver beads, near clasp.
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
beads (pierced objects)
string (fiber product)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
Beads
beads (pierced objects)
Chain, Watch
chokers
necklaces
String
string (fiber product)
Dimensions
0.875 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.735
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
4521

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