Pair of Child's Armlets

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1840-1880

GUSN

GUSN-100750

Description

Pair of matching coral bead armlets, three strands of small cylindrical beads, gold stamped and engraved clasp set with coral cameo depicting a child.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fasteners
ARMLET

Additional Identification Number

193

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Italy

Dimensions

3/8 in (A); 3/16 in (B) (W) (inches)

Accession Number

1933.263AB

Reference Notes

For more information on coral jewelry see Bennett, David and Daniela Mascetti, "Understanding Jewellery," (1989): 105; Bury, Shirley, "Jewellery, 1789-1910," v.1 (1991): 238-244; Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): 122-123, 237-239; Gere, Charlotte, "American and European Jewelry, 1830-1914," (1975): 86-87.

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