Necklace

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1860-1880

GUSN

GUSN-102328

Description

Tortoiseshell necklace with alternating oval and square links with an oval locket suspended within a floral frame, contains a picture of an unidentified woman.

Details

Descriptive Terms

necklaces
NECKLACE

Additional Identification Number

1779

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Frederic A. Turner

Accession Number

1940.578

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.

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