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Garnet necklace

This necklace is composed of ten, flat-cut garnet rosettes that are prong-set and have closed backs. It has its orginal, fitte, leather box from Garrad & Co., London.

Marks

Unmarked

Provenance

By the early 1980s, acquired by collector/dealer Judy Rosenbloom in London, England; recently sold to Chicago dealer David B. Moy; August 2012, sold by Moy to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 26, 2012)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated anonymously

American, 1800-1820

Dimensions

Overall: 42.5 cm (16 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2012.520

Medium or Technique

Gold and garnet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands