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1924.904 (RS196452)

Description

Brown table-worked hair band with gold buckle findings.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1882-1885
years bracketing death of Rev. Cudworth and marriage of Florence Morrison
Inscriptions
"F. M." (Engraved)
Material
gold (metal)
human hair
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
finger rings
gold (metal)
human hair
Ring
rings (jewelry)
Dimensions
3/16 (W), 3/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1924.904
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Edward H. Kingman
GUSN
101117
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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