Ring

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1850-1880

GUSN

GUSN-101131

Description

Brown table-worked hair band with gold buckle findings.

Details

Descriptive Terms

rings (jewelry)
finger rings
RING

Additional Identification Number

574

Related Items

Title Pendant Accession Number 1936.692
Title Pendant Accession Number 1936.693
Title Hair ring Accession Number 1936.695
Title Tortoiseshell lorgnette Accession Number 1944.331
Title Hair ring Accession Number 1944.332

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Adornment

Dimensions

3/16 in (W), 3/4 in (diameter) (inches)

Accession Number

1936.695

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.