Watch Chain

Date

1880-1890

GUSN

GUSN-102673

Description

Black vulcanite watch chain consisting of a triangular shield with a scalloped edge set with a flower, link chain attached with metal clip at end.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fobs
accessories
watches
CHAIN, WATCH

Additional Identification Number

2125

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Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Personal Gear

Dimensions

1 7/8 in x 1/2 in (WxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Weston Historical Society

Accession Number

1993.335

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.