Childs's Necklace

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1870-1920

GUSN

GUSN-100770

Description

This small coral necklace is a single string of cylindrical beads with an octagonal tube clasp.

Details

Descriptive Terms

necklaces
Necklace

Additional Identification Number

213

Related Items

Title Cameo portrait of Isaac H. Russell Accession Number 1920.83
Title Hair bracelet Accession Number 1920.89
Title Coral necklace Accession Number 1920.90

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Adornment

Dimensions

1/8 (W) (inches)

Accession Number

1920.90

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.

Date

1870-1920 (Dating based on clasp style)