Set of Studs

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1840-1880

GUSN

GUSN-100845

Description

Set of three Roman micromosaic studs set in black glass, each features a different flower: rose, carnation and pansy; glass post and guard on reverse. In small dark brown rectangular case.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fasteners
glass (material)
Stud, Clothing
Stud, Clothing

Additional Identification Number

288

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Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Possibly Italy

Object Type

Clothing; Clothing Accessories

Dimensions

9/16 x 1/2 x 5/16 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary Wheelwright

Accession Number

1921.22a-c

Reference Notes

For more information on mosaic jewelry, see: Becker, Vivienne, "Antique and 20th Century Jewellery," (1989): 155-166; Bury, Shirley, "Jewellery, 1789-1910," (1991): 232-237; Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): 239-245; Gere, Charlotte, "American & European Jewelry, 1830-1914," (1975): 126-128; Phillips, Clare, "Jewels and Jewelry," (2000): 74-75. For more information on cuff links and studs see Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995):178-179; Hinks, Peter, "Victorian Jewelry," (1991).