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Silesian Wire Bracelet

1963.367 (RS8120)

Description

"Silesian" wirework braided bracelet with central flower and attached coil drop.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1825-1840
Location of origin
England or France
Material
iron (metal)
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
Bracelet
bracelets (jewelry)
iron (metal)
Dimensions
2 7/8 (W), 2 1/2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1963.367
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Huntly H. Gilbert
GUSN
100559
Exhibition Notes
"Hidden Treasures from Elegant Eras," Historic Jewelry from the Collections of the Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities presented by Shreve, Crump & Low, September 15 - November 30, 1995. "Jewelry at Historic New England," Online exhibit presented by Historic New England launched September 30, 2007 at www.historicnewengland.org/jewelryhistory/.
Reference Notes
Similar pieces are pictured in Bury, Shirley, "Jewellery, 1789-1910," v.1 (1991): 697, plate 371 ; Dawes, Ginny Reddington and Corinne Davidov, "Victorian Jewelry, Unexplored Treasures," (1991): 113.

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