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Unfinished Hair Bracelets

1927.396-399 (RS7026)

Description

Four pieces of hairwork, never mounted with clasps.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1880
Object type
Adornment; Body Adornments
Descriptive terms
Bracelet
bracelets (jewelry)
hair accessories
Jewelry
Accession Number
1927.396-399
GUSN
101350
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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