Necklace

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1849-1880

GUSN

GUSN-100778

Description

Double strand branch coral necklace, segmented with carved round beads, red ribbon ties.

Details

Descriptive Terms

necklaces
NECKLACE

Inscription

"Coral chain be - / longing to Marie - / etta Brown Josselyn / 1849-1912" (Pen and ink)

Additional Identification Number

221

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

5/8 in (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mabel Josselyn

Accession Number

1941.185

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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