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Necklace (India), ca. 1855

This is a Necklace. It was made by Marens and Co.. It is dated ca. 1855 and we acquired it in 1953. Its medium is braided gold, enamel, cabochon turquoises and pearls, baroque pearls, foil, embroidered silk (box). It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Unknown. It is credited Gift of Anonymous Donor.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 0.7 x 2 x 55.3cm (1/4 x 13/16 x 21 3/4in.)

It has the following markings

Stamped: MARENS and Co.

Cite this object as

Necklace (India), ca. 1855; Made by Marens and Co. ; braided gold, enamel, cabochon turquoises and pearls, baroque pearls, foil, embroidered silk (box); H x W x D: 0.7 x 2 x 55.3cm (1/4 x 13/16 x 21 3/4in.); Gift of Anonymous Donor; 1953-178-99

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