Choker

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1890-1910

GUSN

GUSN-102362

Description

Jet choker with a row of faceted hexagonal shaped beads strung between two chains of smaller round jet beads.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chokers
necklaces
NECKLACE

Additional Identification Number

1813

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

7/8 in (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

2007.15.220

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.