Bracelet

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1897-1927

GUSN

GUSN-101500

Description

Gold link bracelet consisting of nine oval brilliant cut amethysts prong set in open-backed bezels. The clasp is a spring-closed ring.The bracelet is marked.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bracelets (jewelry)
fourteen-carat gold
amethyst (mineral)
Bracelet

Inscription

Clasp: "14K"
Link: "AC / 14K" (AC is most likely mark of Attleboro Chain Company, but may also refer to the Attleboro Manufacturing Company, as both used very similar marks)

Additional Identification Number

947

Maker

Attributed to Attleboro Chain Company

Location of Origin

Massachusetts

Dimensions

5/16 in (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Eleanor Fayerweather

Accession Number

1993.902

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.

Date

1897-1927 (manufacturing dates)

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
Attleboro (Bristol county, Massachusetts)

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