Pair of Cuff Links

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1860-1880

GUSN

GUSN-100980

Description

Pair of jet cuff links, jet bars with pointed ends and gold bands in center, s-shaped link attachments.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fasteners
LINK, CUFF

Additional Identification Number

423

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing -- Accessory

Dimensions

15/16 in (1); 15/16 in (2) x 5/16 in (1); 5/16 in (2) (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

2007.15.78ab

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. 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).