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Two rows, four strands in each, fastened together at intervals by a larger bead of cut pearl. Gilt clasp. (from card)

Provenance

Collection of Miss E. E. P. Holland by 1911, to MFA March 2, 1911, gift. "belonged to Miss Lucretia Dawes daughter of William Dawes who was sent from Boston (to warn the countryside) by the Committee of Saftey at the same time with Paul Revere- Dawes going by land over Boston Neck and meeting Revere in Lexington." (from object file)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss E. E. P. Holland in memory f Hannah Dawes ( see data file)

18th century

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 39.5 cm (15 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.33

Medium or Technique

Beads

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands