Set of Cuff Links and Studs

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1850-1880

GUSN

GUSN-101076

Description

Set of hair cuff buttons and studs, each has oval buttons with pinwheel design

Details

Descriptive Terms

fasteners
LINK, CUFF

Associated Building

Original to Merwin House (Stockbridge, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

519

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing -- Accessory

Credit Line

Bequest of Vipont de R.D. Merwin

Accession Number

1966.2253.1-3

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.