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Precious Artifacts: Women’s Jewelry in the Chesapeake, 1750-1799

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Researchers at the Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts in Winston-Salem, North Carolina examined the jewelry styles prevalent in the Chesapeake during the late seventeenth and early eighteenth century. Portraits of Chesapeake ladies reveal significant information about the most personal aspects of material wealth and culture, and the use of jewelry in economic and social structure.
Journal of Early Southern Decorative Arts (NoCar N 6520 .J67), Vol. 13 Issue 1, May 1987, p53-103, il, por, map, bibl, f