Ring

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1850-1900

GUSN

GUSN-101426

Description

Child's tortoiseshell ring with faceted band.

Details

Descriptive Terms

rings (jewelry)
finger rings
RING

Additional Identification Number

872

Related Items

Title Child's coral armlet in box Accession Number 1936.162
Title Mosaic brooch Accession Number 1936.164 a
Title Tortoiseshell child's ring Accession Number 1936.164 b
Title Tortoiseshell child's ring Accession Number 1936.164 c
Title Glass child's ring Accession Number 1936.164 d

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Adornment

Dimensions

1/8 in (W), 11/16 in (diameter) (inches)

Accession Number

1936.164c

Exhibition Notes

"Jewelry at Historic New England," Online exhibit presented by Historic New England launched September 30, 2007 at www.historicnewengland.org/jewelryhistory/.

Reference Notes

For more information on tortoiseshell jewelry see Bury, Shirley, "Jewellery, 1789-1910," v. 1 (1991): 259-263; Dawes, Ginny Reddington & Corinne Davidov, "Victorian Jewelry: Unexplored Treasures," (1991): 132-138; Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): 223-227; Gere, Charlotte, "American & European Jewelry, 1830-1914," (1975): 114-115.