Parure (necklace, earrings and brooch in case)

Object Number: 
ca. 1864
Pearls, mother of pearl, string, velvet, satin
overall (case with jewels in place inside) 10 x 10 x 3 in.
printed: on stickers on inside lid and outside bottom of case: illegible maker's mark
Seed pearl parure of jewels in fitted case; necklace of seed-pearl rosettes with center pearl--14 graduated rosettes with center suspending a 15th--all strung with string into mother-of-pearl plaques, brooch of 1 similar rosette suspending a smaller rosette and pearl fringes; pair of pendant earrings of similar design, 1 string of 1 earring broken; fitted case in burnt-orange velvet lined with sapphire-blue satin; maker's mark sticker on case illegible.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession notes, this parure (suite of jewels) was given to Fanny Arnot by her future father-in-law on her marriage to R.S. Palmer of New York in 1864. She married George Griswold Haven in 1877.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Forsyth Wickes
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group