This lovely vest chain was most likely made for a woman. In addition to the tassel, the chain is adorned with other silver elements with chased designs. The chains are rope and fox tail. Woman's vest chains were often more fancy then mens and sometimes enhanced with a tassel like this one. The chains were called Albert or Albertina. The name is in recognition of Prince Albert, consort to Queen Victoria.
Tests silver, measures 13-1/2". One of the tassels missing end ball, otherwise in excellent condition.