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1936.695 (RS7634)

Description

Brown table-worked hair band with gold buckle findings.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1880
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
finger rings
RING
rings (jewelry)
Dimensions
3/16 in (W), 3/4 in (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1936.695
GUSN
101131
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 Pendant Accession number 1936.692 Notes Jewelry and related items donated by Miss Ruth C. Presbrey:
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Title Hair ring Accession number 1944.332

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