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1927.884 (RS7054)

Description

Gold octagonal brooch, center set with gold script "G" over tightly woven brown hair under glass, hinged pin and hook on reverse.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1830
Material
glass (material)
Object type
Clothing; Clothing Accessories
Descriptive terms
Brooch
brooches
glass (material)
Pin, Clothing
pins (jewelry)
Dimensions
15/16 x 11/16 x 1/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1927.884
GUSN
101206
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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