Suite of jewelry

American or European
mid-19th century


Object Place: United States or Europe

Dimensions

22.6 x 12.5 x 1.8 cm (8 7/8 x 4 15/16 x 11/16 in.) measured with chain extended straight back from pendant

Accession Number

60.645a-d

Medium or Technique

Garnets, set in gilt metal, seed pearls

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Sets

Parure of cabochon and faceted garnets and seed pearls, set in gilt metal. Necklace (a), brooch (b) and two pins (c and d). Seed pearls in pins only. Settings are attached together with gilt links so any combination. No stones missing.

Provenance

Gift to the MFA, 1960

Credit Line

Gift from the Estate of Mary Babcock Alward