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

Maker

Unknown

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.

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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