Bracelet

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1840-1880

GUSN

GUSN-102007

Description

Flat tortoiseshell wrap style bracelet with a beaded edge.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bracelets (jewelry)
BRACELET

Additional Identification Number

1458

Related Items

Title Cuff buttons Accession Number 1924.774 ab
Title Brooch Accession Number 1924.775
Title Tortoiseshell bracelet Accession Number 1932.2744

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Adornment

Dimensions

1 3/16 in (W), 1 7/8 in (diameter) (inches)

Accession Number

1932.2744

Reference Notes

For more information on tortoiseshell jewelry see Bury, Shirley, "Jewellery, 1789-1910," v. 1 (1991): 259-263; Dawes, Ginny Reddington & Corinne Davidov, "Victorian Jewelry: Unexplored Treasures," (1991): 132-138; Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): 223-227; Gere, Charlotte, "American & European Jewelry, 1830-1914," (1975): 114-115.