Ring

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1850-1880

GUSN

GUSN-101128

Description

Brown table-worked hair band with gold rectangular plaque engraved "F to I"

Details

Descriptive Terms

rings (jewelry)
finger rings
RING

Inscription

"F to I" (Engraved)

Additional Identification Number

571

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

1/8 in (W), 3/4 in (diameter) (inches)

Accession Number

1932.2781

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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