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Bracelet

1933.2121 (RS7426)

Description

Brown table-worked hair bracelet, gold rectangular clasp set with brown and blonde hair under beveled glass.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1855
Inscriptions
"F. A. W." (Engraved)
Material
glass (material)
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
BRACELET
bracelets (jewelry)
glass (material)
Dimensions
3/4 in x 3/16 in (WxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1933.2121
Credit Line
Gift of Ellen A. Robbins Stone
GUSN
101282
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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