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Bracelet

1966.2246 (RS8155)

Description

Brown table-worked hair bracelet with an oval, gold, blue enameled clasp set with large red glass stone.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1880
Associated Building
Original to Merwin House (Stockbridge, Mass.).
Material
glass (material)
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
Bracelet
bracelets (jewelry)
glass (material)
Accession Number
1966.2246
Credit Line
Bequest of Vipont de R.D. Merwin
GUSN
101069
Reference Notes
For more information on hair jewelry see Bell, C. Jeanenne, "Collector's Encyclopedia of Hairwork Jewelry," (1998); Bury, Shirley, "Jewellery, 1789-1910," v. 2 (1991): 680-698; Campbell, Mark, "The Art of Hair Work: Hair Braiding and Jewelry of Sentiment with Catalog of Hair Jewelry," Eds. Jules & Kaethe Kliot (facsimile of 1875 printing, 1996); Dawes, Ginny Reddington & Corinne Davidov, "Victorian Jewelry: Unexplored Treasures," (1991): 139-143; Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): 98-107, 214-219.

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