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

Object Type

Adornment

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.