Child's Armlet

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1840-1880

GUSN

GUSN-100754

Description

Branch coral armlet with metal clasp in cardboard box

Details

Descriptive Terms

fasteners
ARMLET

Inscription

"J.A. MERRILL & Co. / JEWELERS / 139 MIDDLE ST. / PORTLAND, ME." (Paper Label)

Additional Identification Number

197

Related Items

Title Child's coral armlet in box Accession Number 1936.162
Title Mosaic brooch Accession Number 1936.164 a
Title Tortoiseshell child's ring Accession Number 1936.164 b
Title Tortoiseshell child's ring Accession Number 1936.164 c
Title Glass child's ring Accession Number 1936.164 d

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Italy

Object Type

Adornment

Dimensions

1/2 in (Box) x 1 1/16 in (Box) x 1 1/8 in (Box) (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1936.162

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.