Bracelet

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1860-1880

GUSN

GUSN-102009

Description

Tortoiseshell wrap bracelet with serpent head and gold piqué posé scale design.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bracelets (jewelry)
BRACELET

Additional Identification Number

1460

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Adornment

Accession Number

1944.812

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.