Necklace

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1860-1880

GUSN

GUSN-102324

Description

Tortoiseshell link necklace supporting an oval pendant with a raised intertwined monogram of "SC" in Gothic letters.

Details

Descriptive Terms

necklaces
NECKLACE

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

1775

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

1/2 in (chain) (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.2999

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.