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Bracelet

1920.89 (RS6793)

Description

Brown table-worked hair bracelet, gold plated rectangular clasp set with purple glass stone.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1880
Material
gold (metal)
human hair
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
Bracelet
bracelets (jewelry)
gold (metal)
human hair
Dimensions
3/8 x 3/16 (WxD), 2 3/8 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1920.89
GUSN
101473
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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