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Carved Jet Cross Necklace

Item

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Title

Carved Jet Cross Necklace

Description

Large jet cross with floral relief and linked chain. Worn by Elizabeth H. Bates Durrett (1831-1889), who lost one daughter, Florence Montgomery Durrett (1863-1869) at age six and a second daughter, Lily Bates Durrett (1859-1881) at the age of 21. Elizabeth also made a mourning quilt using material from her daughters' clothing. See also miniature of Lily.

Creator

Source

The Filson Historical Society Museum Collection

Date

Format

Identifier

1980.10.5

Collection

Citation

Unknown, “Carved Jet Cross Necklace,” The Filson Historical Society Digital Projects, accessed July 24, 2024, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/1378.

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