Bling! : Excessive Accessories: Geometric Glamour
Object Name:
Set, Jewelry
Object ID:
6870
Owned:
Boardman, Lucile W.
Used:
Oshkosh
Made:
R. J. Chapman & Co./Oshkosh
Description:
Jewelry set containing a brooch, necklace and pair of earrings of mother-of-pearl, pearl, and gold. All pearls are attached with cat gut and later reinforced with cotton thread

Brooch has seed pearls and baroque pearls mounted on round scalloped mother-of-pearl base
brooch is suspended by 3 short lengths of pearls from a bar of mother-of-pearl decorated with seed and baroque pearls; back of bar has part of pin fitting still attached.

The brooch is attached to the necklace of simulated pearls in which ate two small bars matching the bar of the brooch; clasp of necklace is 14K white gold.

The pair of earrings have seed pearls and baroque pearls mounted on round scalloped fretwork mother-of-pearl base with sterling screw type fittings

Jewelry in a hinged lid box with purple velvet exterior and white cloth interior stamped: "J.R. CHAPMAN & CO./JEWELERS/OSHKOSH, WIS."

Owned and used by Lucile W. Boardman (Mrs. Robert Boardman)
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