Lorgnette Chain

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1900-1920

GUSN

GUSN-101553

Description

Jet lorgnette chain with round thin and oblong jet beads between gold links.

Details

Descriptive Terms

accessories
CHAIN, LORGNETTE

Additional Identification Number

1000

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Personal Gear

Dimensions

1/8 in (W), 13 in (closed) (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

2007.15.68

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.