Pair of Cuff Links

Collection Type

  • Jewelry






Pair of gold cuff links, oval discs engraved with the initials "JF," gold single link attachment.


Descriptive Terms

Link, Cuff


"JF" (Engraved)

Additional Identification Number





3/4 in (1); 3/4 in (2) x 1/2 in (1); 1/2 in (2) (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Eleanor Fayerweather

Accession Number


Reference Notes

The Fayerweather Family Papers and The Fayerweather Family Photographs, Massachusetts Historical Society. (see Fayerweather accession file for a description of these collections). The best information on the Fayerweather family is in John B. Carney, "In Search of Fayerweather: the Fayerweather Family of Boston," parts 1-3, "New England Historical and Genealogical Register" 144, no. 1 (January 1990): 3-21: 144, no. 2 (April 1990): 151-168; 145, no. 1 (January 1991): 57-55. 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).

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