Pair of Necklaces

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1870-1925

GUSN

GUSN-101754

Description

Two strands of carved ivory and lacquer ceremonial beads each with three blue and green beaded extensions and a turquoise (a) and blue (b) textile strand hanging with carved drop pendants. Four large blue and green floral formation circular beads evenly spaced between white ivory beads.

Details

Descriptive Terms

necklaces
NECKLACE

Inscription

"Amber beads 108/Jade " 3/Pink beads 30/Dangles 4/ Amber (ILLEGIBLE possible mauderine)/chain." (Handwritten note)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

1205

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Hawaii

Dimensions

2 1/4 x 7/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.138ab