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Rushen Internment Camp shell necklace

Date made: 1940-1944

Place made: Port Erin

Description: A handmade shell necklace made by a female internee in Rushen Internment Camp during the Second World War. The small yellow and white seashells are strung on a piece of white string with a metal brass hook and eye at either end to fasten the necklace. The necklace belonged to the donor and her sister, Rosemarie and Anita Dalheim.

Measurements: overall: 43.5 cm x 2 cm

Materials: shell

Object name: necklace

Collection: Costume & Textiles Collection

ID Number: 2008-0130/3



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