Parure (necklace, earrings and brooch in case)
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.
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.
Gift of Mrs. Forsyth Wickes
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.