Necklace

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1860-1880

GUSN

GUSN-102010

Description

Tortoiseshell chain necklace with tortoiseshell cross pendant.

Details

Descriptive Terms

necklaces
NECKLACE

Additional Identification Number

1461

Related Items

Title Red horse hair brooch Accession Number 1932.203
Title Set of buttons Accession Number 1932.204
Title Vulcanite cross pendant Accession Number 1932.219
Title Brass buttons Accession Number 1932.479
Title Brass buttons Accession Number 1932.480
Title Tortoiseshell chain and cross Accession Number 1932.481

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Adornment

Dimensions

1 3/4 in (pendant) x 1 3/16 in (pendant) x 5/16 in (pendant) (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1932.481

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.