Necklace in case

Necklace in case
Title
Necklace in case
Date 
1840-1880
Medium 
Pearls, mother-of-pearl, string, leather, velvet, satin
Dimensions 
Case: 9 1/2 x 4 1/2 x 1 in. ( 24.1 x 11.4 x 2.5 cm ) Overall (necklace): 16 1/2 x 1 1/2 in. (41.9 x 3.8 cm)
Description 
Seed pearl necklace comprising 11 seed pearl and pearl leaf motifs strung with string to mother-of-pearl plaques; gold clasp set with 12 small pearls; several plaques and strings broken; dark red oval leather case lined with celadon velvet and ivory satin.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Charles Jackson
Object Number 
1958.36ab
Gallery Label 
According to the accession notes, this necklace was given to the donor by Miss Adeline Gracie, the granddaughter of Archibald Gracie, Jr., and the last of the line.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group