Ornament

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1850-1880

GUSN

GUSN-102178

Description

Jet ornament with cylindrical shaped beads strung in the shape of a flower.

Details

Descriptive Terms

ornaments
ORNAMENT

Additional Identification Number

1629

Related Items

Title Jet hat ornament Accession Number 1924.313
Title Necklace Accession Number 1924.314
Title Vulcanite necklace Accession Number 1924.315

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Adornment

Accession Number

1924.313

Reference Notes

For more information on jet jewelry and imitations see Bury, Shirley, "Jewellery, 1789-1910" v. 2 (1991): 657-709; Cooper, Diana and Norman Battershill, "Victorian Sentimental Jewellery," (1972): 19-30; Dawes, Ginny Reddington and Corinne Davidov, "Victorian Jewelry: Unexplored Treasures," (1991): 125-130; Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): 125-126, 254-256; Phillips, Clare, "Jewels and Jewelry," (2000): 94-95.