Bracelet

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1850-1880

GUSN

GUSN-101069

Description

Brown table-worked hair bracelet with an oval, gold, blue enameled clasp set with large red glass stone.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bracelets (jewelry)
glass (material)
Bracelet

Associated Building

Original to Merwin House (Stockbridge, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

512

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Adornment

Credit Line

Bequest of Vipont de R.D. Merwin

Accession Number

1966.2246

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.