Watch Chain

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1810-1840

GUSN

GUSN-4521

Description

Woven beaded chain composed of geometric esigns in black, blue and steel beads; designs include florals, crosshatch, checks, linked squares, Greek key, leaf, snowflake, etc. with brass clasp for watch.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chokers
necklaces
beads (pierced objects)
string (fiber product)
Beads
String
Chain, Watch

Inscription

Initials ""MPW"" incorporated with silver beads, near clasp.

Associated Building

Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

0.875 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.735