Necklace

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1860-1880

GUSN

GUSN-102326

Description

Tortoiseshell necklace of oval links with an attached oval locket containing a photograph of an unidentified man.

Details

Descriptive Terms

necklaces
NECKLACE

Additional Identification Number

1777

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

2007.15.139

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.