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Necklace

The chain composed of thin overlapping circles joined by oval links. Circle links are engraved with a wavy pattern while the smaller oval links have a raised star design. Completed by an elongated barrel clasp with various floral motifs.

Provenance

Collection of Harriet Newcomb Holland by 1831; by descent to her daughter Emma E.P. Holland; to MFA October 5, 1916, gift of Miss E. E. P. Holland.

Credit Line

Miss Margaret H. Jackson in name of her mother, Mrs. John A. Jackson

about 1830

Object Place for Label

United States

Object Place

United States

Accession Number

16.317

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands