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1960.99 (RS8103)

Description

Gold over brass oval revolving style brooch, center set with palette worked curls over milk glass.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1860
Material
brass (alloy)
glass (material)
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
brass (alloy)
BROOCH
brooches
glass (material)
pins (jewelry)
Dimensions
2 3/8 in x 2 1/8 in x 1/2 in (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1960.99
GUSN
101201
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 Hair brooch Accession number 1960.99 Notes Jewelry and related items donated by Miss Rosamand Clark:
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Title Hair brooch and earrings Accession number 1960.103

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