Pair of Child's Armlets

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1840-1860

GUSN

GUSN-100753

Description

Pair of matching coral armlets, four strands of branch coral, rectangular gold clasp engraved with an oval cartouche.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fasteners
ARMLET

Additional Identification Number

196

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Italy

Dimensions

1 1/4 in (115); 1 1/4 in (116) x 3/16 in (115); 3/16 in (116) (WxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1913.115-.116

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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