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Bracelet

1963.369 (RS8122)

Description

Brown table-worked hair bracelet, gold rectangular clasp with an engraved floral border, center set with red glass stone.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1880
Material
glass (material)
gold (metal)
hair
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
Bracelet
bracelets (jewelry)
glass (material)
gold (metal)
hair
Dimensions
9/16 x 1/4 (WxD), 2 3/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1963.369
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Huntly H. Gilbert
GUSN
101293
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 Miniature pendant Accession number 1963.335 Notes Jewelry and related items donated by Mrs. Huntly H. Gilbert:
Title Bracelet Accession number 1963.367
Title Miniature pendant Accession number 1963.368
Title Hair bracelet Accession number 1963.369
Title Brass button Accession number 1963.374
Title Mourning ring Accession number 1965.51
Title Seal ring Accession number 1965.52
Title Seal Accession number 1965.53
Title Seal Accession number 1965.54
Title Metal label with chain Accession number 1965.55
Title Photograph on porcelain Accession number 1965.55 a

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