Bracelet

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

ca. 1885

GUSN

GUSN-101494

Description

This silver "love token" bracelet consists of ten circular charms with personalized inscriptions of initials, first names, and drawings of butterflies inscribed on one side. Six coins feature the design of the 1884 American dime (seated Liberty surrounded by the phrase "United States of America") on the side opposite the inscription. The coin charms are attached to a bright-cut silver adjustable wrist band with 'o'rings. The tab and buckle are now missing from the band.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bracelets (jewelry)
coins (money)
Bracelet

Inscription

"Mother / EF / Grandma / S.A.N. / S / ST / RC / Grandpa / Alice / Father / ?" (Engraved)

Additional Identification Number

941

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Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Providence, Rhode Island

Object Type

Adornment

Dimensions

3/8 (W), 2 3/8 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Lydia G. Chace

Accession Number

1929.1792

Places

Rhode Island (United States)