American Decorative Arts
Maker: Joseph Shoemaker, American, 1764–1829

Chatelaine

ca. 1805

Silver

15/16 x 2 3/4 in. (2.381 x 6.985 cm, 8 g)
Gift of Carl R. Kossack, B.S. 1931, M.A. 1933
1985.84.26
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Jewelry
Geography: 
Made in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Status: 
On view
Provenance: 

Mr. Kossack purchased this chatelaine from Haddonfield Antiques, 6 Kings Highway, Haddonfield, New Jersey.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 1985–1987,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 40, no. 2 (Spring 1988): 50.

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