Watch Chain

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1833

GUSN

GUSN-102392

Description

Flat black glass bead chain with geometric patterns in white and red beads, inscribed in beads "Time is a Gift of Inestimable value / S. Burnap 1833," black silk ribbon ends.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fobs
accessories
watches
glass (material)
Chain, Watch

Inscription

"Time is a Gift of Inestimable value / S. BURNAP 1833" (Beaded)

Additional Identification Number

1843

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

American

Dimensions

3/8 in (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen Lucinda Burnap

Accession Number

1965.110

Reference Notes

For more information on beaded chains see Bassett, Lynne Zacek. "Woven Bead Chains of the 1830s," "The Magazine Antiques." (December 1995): 798-807.

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