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Cross and necklace

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The pendant is a flat green gold cross with scrolled edges, a pierced, openwork design, and applied pellets, and is set with five cut amethysts and other stones in shades of violet and salmon and seven baroque pearls of different sizes and varying shades, with the upper left pearl distinctly...

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Marks

(heart)SHAW(heart)

Provenance

Collection of maker, Josephine Hartwell Shaw; to MFA April 9, 1914, given in memory of her husband.

Credit Line

Gift of the maker in memory of her husband Frederick A. Shaw

about 1913

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts

Object Place for Label

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 55.9 cm (22 in.)

Accession Number

14.418

Medium or Technique

Gold (20K), rubies, freshwater pearls

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands