Bracelet

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1860-1880

GUSN

GUSN-102008

Description

Flat tortoiseshell bangle style bracelet with painted gold leaf and butterfly design with painted red border.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bracelets (jewelry)
tortoise shell
Bracelet

Additional Identification Number

1459

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Title Pair of large shoe buckles Accession Number 1936.866 ab
Title Knee buckles Accession Number 1936.867
Title Celluloid hairpin Accession Number 1936.879
Title Horn back comb Accession Number 1936.880
Title Tortoiseshell comb Accession Number 1936.881
Title High back horn comb Accession Number 1936.882
Title Bead necklace Accession Number 1936.884
Title Tortoiseshell bracelet Accession Number 1936.885
Title c - Three buttons Accession Number 1936.890 a

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Adornment

Dimensions

7/8 (W), 2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary Watson

Accession Number

1936.885

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.