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Bracelet

2007.15.7 (RS9409)

Description

Brown flat table-worked hair bracelet, gold plated clasp (half missing).

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1880
Inscriptions
"Hair bracelet broken" (paper tag stitched to bracelet)
Object type
Adornment; Body Adornments
Descriptive terms
Bracelet
bracelets (jewelry)
Jewelry
Dimensions
1/2 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
2007.15.7
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
101345
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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