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Watch Chain

1943.307 (RS7909)

Description

Brown hairwork watch chain of two woven chains joined together with gold mounts.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1880
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
CHAIN, WATCH
fobs
watches
Accession Number
1943.307
GUSN
101334
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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