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Cross Pendant

1943.194 (RS7906)

Description

Small brown hairwork cross pendant with metal terminals.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1845
Object type
Personal Symbol
Descriptive terms
PENDANT, RELIGIOUS
pendants (jewelry)
Dimensions
1 in x 3/16 in (WxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1943.194
GUSN
101150
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.
Related Items
Title Necklace Accession number 1943.190 Notes Jewelry and related items donated by Miss Cheney:
Title Bead bracelet Accession number 1943.191
Title Bunch of milk white buttons Accession number 1943.192
Title Chain Accession number 1943.193
Title Hair pendant Accession number 1943.194

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