The University of Texas at Austin
Carnelian bead necklace
Identifier: TMC_0007
Title: Carnelian bead necklace
Description: Carnelian bead necklace strung on a wire. Necklace was purchased in Philadelphia Pennsylvania in 1812 while Emily Austin accompanied her mother, Maria Brown Austin and younger brother to visit relatives and attend finishing school on the east coast.
City: Philadelphia
State: Pennsylvania
Country: United States
Date: circa 1812
Source: UT Texas Memorial Museum Collection
Publisher: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
Box: R [Metric, Rm C 5.2]
Format: Necklaces
Size: 51 cm
Other ID: TMM 750-3
Subject: Material culture--Texas--19th century