Silesian Wire Bracelet

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1825-1840

GUSN

GUSN-100559

Description

"Silesian" wirework braided bracelet with central flower and attached coil drop.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bracelets (jewelry)
iron (metal)
Bracelet

Additional Identification Number

1

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England or France

Dimensions

2 7/8 (W), 2 1/2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Huntly H. Gilbert

Accession Number

1963.367

Exhibition Notes

"Hidden Treasures from Elegant Eras," Historic Jewelry from the Collections of the Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities presented by Shreve, Crump & Low, September 15 - November 30, 1995. "Jewelry at Historic New England," Online exhibit presented by Historic New England launched September 30, 2007 at www.historicnewengland.org/jewelryhistory/.

Reference Notes

Similar pieces are pictured in Bury, Shirley, "Jewellery, 1789-1910," v.1 (1991): 697, plate 371 ; Dawes, Ginny Reddington and Corinne Davidov, "Victorian Jewelry, Unexplored Treasures," (1991): 113.