Necklace

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

ca. 1871

GUSN

GUSN-101633

Description

Wedding jewelry set in original case. Gold and pearl necklace with large groved s-shaped links with an attached cross pendant combination brooch. Cross is set with eleven cultured pearls, each in a six prong crown setting with two pearl drops attached to each arm. Hinged pin and hook on reverse.

Details

Descriptive Terms

necklaces
parures
gold (metal)
pearl (animal material)
marriage
Set, Jewelry

Associated Building

Original To Stephen Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

1084
J113

Maker

Shreve, Crump & Low (Retailer)

Location of Origin

Boston, MA, United States

Object Type

Adornment

Dimensions

2 1/4 x 1 7/16 x 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.30.1

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

Pictured in Brierley, Sarah, "With this Ring I Thee Wed," Historic New England, Fall (2007): 16.

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)