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Bracelet

1933.35 (RS7439)

Description

Brown table-worked hair bracelet in four rows with gold mounts, gold rectangular clasp with center oval compartment containing a braid of brown hair under beveled glass, safety chain is attached to clasp.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1880
Material
glass (material)
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
BRACELET
bracelets (jewelry)
glass (material)
Dimensions
3/8 in x 1/4 in (WxD), 2 1/2 in (closed) (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1933.35
GUSN
101277
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 Earring and matching brooch Accession number 1933.42 ab
Title Earrings Accession number 1933.43
Title Earrings Accession number 1933.44
Title Hook end of earring Accession number 1933.45
Title Shoe buckle Accession number 1933.46
Title Shoe buckle Accession number 1933.47
Title Pair of shoe buckles Accession number 1933.48 ab
Title Miniature Pendant Accession number 1962.5
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