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Bracelet

1944.732 (RS7969)

Description

Bracelet made of three rows of stretchable woven brown hair twisted together with three link hinged gold mount engraved with scroll pattern.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1880
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
BRACELET
bracelets (jewelry)
Accession Number
1944.732
GUSN
101295
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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