Cameo

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1840-1880

GUSN

GUSN-100701

Description

Oval shell cameo, depicts a woman in profile in classical dress.

Details

Descriptive Terms

cameos
Sculpture
Relief
Cameo
Cameo

Additional Identification Number

144

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

1 13/16 x 1 1/2 x 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1923.692

Reference Notes

For information on cameos see Bennett, David and Daniela Mascetti, "Understanding Jewellery," (1989); Bury, Shirley, "Jewellery, 1789-1910," v. 1 (1991): 215-232; Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): 227-236; Miller, Anna M. "Cameos Old & New," 3rd Edition (2005).

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