Wedding costume in six parts (bracelet)

Bracelet

English
about 1783


Dimensions

Height x depth x length: 2.2 x 0.3 x 17 cm (7/8 x 1/8 x 6 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.586e

Medium or Technique

Mother-of pearl and gold

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Bracelets and armlets

Bracelet of graduated ovals of mother-of-pearl set in gold frames, with gold chain links, spring clasp with safety chain.

Markings

Unmarked

Provenance

November 12, 1783, said to be part of the ensemble of Sarah Hill (b. 1752 - d. 1798) at her wedding to Enoch Huse (b. 1753 - d. 1817), Boston. 1913, gift of Miss Annie Jewett, Gloucester, MA, to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 1, 1913)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Annie Jewett