Necklace

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

ca. 1870

GUSN

GUSN-102044

Description

Set of hollow gold beads strung on a gold chain. Closure is a pressure tab slide that fits into a cavity on the last gold bead on the string.

Details

Descriptive Terms

necklaces
gold (metal)
Necklace

Label

"Mementos: Jewelry of Life and Love from Historic New England": For her 1871 wedding to Frank Mason Burrough, Elizabeth Fairbrother wore orange blossoms in her hair, sewn to her dress, and as earrings. A beautifully carved chalcedony cameo was part of her wedding jewelry.

Additional Identification Number

1495

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Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Adornment

Dimensions

3/8 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Hannah May Burrough Freeman

Accession Number

1933.1464

Exhibition Notes

"Jewelry at Historic New England," Online exhibit presented by Historic New England launched September 30, 2007 at www.historicnewengland.org/jewelryhistory/.