Necklace

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1860-1880

GUSN

GUSN-102325

Description

Tortoiseshell necklace with oval links with attached oval locket.

Details

Descriptive Terms

necklaces
NECKLACE

Additional Identification Number

1776

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Title Tortoiseshell lorgnette Accession Number 1941.1422
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Title Gold fob Accession Number 1941.1428
Title Paste brooch Accession Number 1941.1433

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Adornment

Accession Number

1941.1426

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.