Jewelry set (in five parts)

French (Paris)
1870s
Artist Bru Jeune et Cie. (French, late 19th century)


Dimensions

Length (necklace): 89 mm (3 1/2 in.) L: (crucifix): 1 1/4 in. (3.2 cm) L: (hair pins) 1 1/2 in. (3.8 cm) L x H: 1 3/4 x 1 1/4 in. (4.4 x 3.2 cm)

Accession Number

2000.971.18a-e

Medium or Technique

Metal and glass

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment

Doll’s jewelry set (in five parts) consisting of turquoise beaded necklace, gold metal cross decorated with painted blue flower in center, pair of turquoise beaded hair pins, and copper hair comb etched and painted with scroll motif. Condition: good
The doll is leather with bisque and wood components, sawdust filling.
Clothing includes: Blue striped dress: silk taffeta with cotton lace trim.
Blue skirt: wool weft and silk warp, cotton waistband
Pink wrapper: cotton
Checked wrapper: cotton
Black ensemble: silk
Brown ensemble: cotton
Sheer ensemble: Pina (?) fiber (was not able to confirm)
Undergarments: cotton
Nightgown: cotton
Hats: straw, cotton, silk
Shoes: leather, silk ribbons
Stockings: cotton

Credit Line

Gift of Anne Bennett Vernon