Cross Pendant

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1850-1879

GUSN

GUSN-100795

Description

Jet cross pendant with gold engraved terminals on each arm.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pendants (jewelry)
PENDANT, RELIGIOUS

Inscription

"Cross belonging / to / Susan Brown / Goodnow 1844-1879" (Written)

Additional Identification Number

238

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

13/16 in x 1/4 in (WxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mabel Josselyn

Accession Number

1941.186

Reference Notes

For more information on jet jewelry and imitations see Bury, Shirley, "Jewellery, 1789-1910" v. 2 (1991): 657-709; Cooper, Diana and Norman Battershill, "Victorian Sentimental Jewellery," (1972): 19-30; Dawes, Ginny Reddington and Corinne Davidov, "Victorian Jewelry: Unexplored Treasures," (1991): 125-130; Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): 125-126, 254-256; Phillips, Clare, "Jewels and Jewelry," (2000): 94-95.

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