Necklace in case

Object Number: 
1958.36ab
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.
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.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Charles Jackson
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group