Cameo

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1840-1880

GUSN

GUSN-100702

Description

Oval shell cameo, depicts woman standing outside a rustic style house.

Details

Descriptive Terms

cameos
Sculpture
Relief
Cameo
Cameo

Additional Identification Number

145

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Title Hair chain Accession Number 1933.977
Title Hair watch chain Accession Number 1953.36

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

13/16 x 9/16 x 1/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1923.693

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).