Shirtwaist Set

GUSN

GUSN-100908

Description

Painted porcelain shirtwaist set consisting of a brooch, eight studs, and one cuff button, each features a painted blue, green or purple flower on a painted gold background.

Details

Descriptive Terms

porcelain
SET, JEWELRY

Inscription

"30" (Stamp)

Additional Identification Number

351

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Adornment

Dimensions

1 3/4 in (A); x 1 3/8 in (A); x 1/8 in (A); 3/8 in (B); 5/16 in (C); 3/8 in (D) (HxWxD), 13/16 in (B); 5/8 in (C); 5/8 in (D); 5/8 in (E) (diameter) (inches)

Accession Number

1945.36a-j

Reference Notes

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).