Jewelry box

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1871

GUSN

GUSN-284183

Description

Wedding jewelry set in original case. Circular jewelry case with hinged lid. The case exterior is covered in blue silk. The case interior has a white silk lining with fitted compartments for the gold and pearl necklace with cross pendant and earrings.

Details

Descriptive Terms

boxes (containers)
parures
silk (textile)
marriage
Set, Jewelry

Inscription

"M.D./ OCT. 3, 1871" (Gold thread)
"SHREVE, CRUMP & LOW/ 226/ WASHINGTON ST./ BOSTON" (Gold lettering)

Associated Building

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

Additional Identification Number

1084
J113

Maker

Shreve, Crump & Low (Retailer)

Location of Origin

Boston, MA, United States

Object Type

Adornment

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.30.3

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)