Necklace

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1768-1799

GUSN

GUSN-26123

Description

A string of 49 graduated, ovoid beads. Each bead is composed of blown glass coated with a thin, nacreous film on the interior then filled with wax. Strung on spun linen thread with a ribbon tie (added later).

Details

Descriptive Terms

beads (pierced objects)
wax
Jewelry
Necklace
Wax
Necklace

Associated Building

Gilman Garrison House (Exeter, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Adornment; Body Adornments

Dimensions

11 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perry Dudley

Accession Number

1966.1390