Group of ten related jewelry elements (necklace or hair ornament)

French
19th century


Dimensions

15.3 x 16.5 x 2.1 cm (6 x 6 1/2 x 13/16 in.)

Medium or Technique

Gold-colored metal with enameled gilt, turquoise, garnet, and metal wire

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces and neck bands

Turquoise and garnet set in enameled gilt; design of all pieces based on a rosette form with center of rosette garnet; (a) necklace designed to clasp in front with central rectangular motive; (b) hair ornament on gilded wire with five rosettes soldered to wire (one ornament now unsoldered); (c) bracelet; (d, e) a pair of large rosette earrings for pierced ears with green stones in place of turquoise; (f, g) a pair of small rosette earrings for pierced ears; (h) a separate rosette ornament, probably detached from another piece; (i-j) two hair ornaments with large rosettes which screw onto pin.

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb