Necklace

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

GUSN

GUSN-269773

Description

Necklace of strung gray, white and brown seeds known as "Job's Tears." Job's Tears are native to Asia but have spread widely across the world. There are examples of objects incorporating the seeds in many different cultures, including the Pacific Islands.

Details

Descriptive Terms

necklaces
seed
Necklace

Associated Building

Original To Stephen Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Pacific Island Group

Object Type

Adornment

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.3627

Places

Possibly