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According to notes written on a box fragment (not found with chain at time of this cataloguing), the chain belonged to Mrs. Henry A. Hurlbutt of New York (née Ida Pirsson, daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Pirsson).
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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