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1939.238 (RS7732)

Description

Gold band with brown table-worked hair insert and gold buckle motif in center.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1880
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
finger rings
RING
rings (jewelry)
Dimensions
1/4 in (W), 3/4 in (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1939.238
GUSN
101125
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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Title Pair of sterling garter buckles Accession number 1944.335 ab
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Title Ring Accession number 1950.8
Title Ring Accession number 1950.9
Title Bracelet Accession number 1950.10
Title Watch chain Accession number 1950.11
Title Charm Accession number 1950.12
Title Cuff Buttons Accession number 1950.13

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