Mar 20, 2009
Feb 3, 2009

Necklace (Parure)

Necklace (Parure)

c. 1850

Part of a set. See all set records

Seed pearl on Mother-of-Pearl

Overall: 44.4 cm (17 1/2 in.)

Gift of Alexander and Paula Kappos 2001.156.1

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A parure is a set of various items of matching jewelry popular in Europe in the early 1800s; they could include a variety of pieces such as a necklace, earrings, brooch, bracelet, or tiara.

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