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Bracelet

1998.5148 (RS21919)

Description

Woven hair bracelet. Nine strands of brown woven hair are braided together to form hand and held at each end w/ etched and fluted gold clasp. The gold clasp of the bracelet is a fluted oval w/ oval glass center holding a lock of braided hair. Bracelet has a short gold chain safety clasp.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1845-1880
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
braiding
etching (corroding)
etching (printing process)
gold (metal)
hair
stamping (forming)
weaving
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
BRACELET
bracelets (jewelry)
Braided
braiding
Etched
etching (corroding)
etching (printing process)
gold (metal)
Gold Plate
Hair
hair
Love
love
mourning
Mourning
Stamped
stamping (forming)
weaving
Woven
Dimensions
0.875 x 0.375 (WxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.5148
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
24268

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