Ring

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1850-1880

GUSN

GUSN-101137

Description

Brown table-worked hair band with gold buckle findings engraved "EH."

Details

Descriptive Terms

rings (jewelry)
gold (metal)
human hair
RING

Inscription

"E.H." (Engraved)

Additional Identification Number

580

Related Items

Title Hair ring Accession Number 1917.102
Title Hair ring Accession Number 1917.103
Title Hair ring Accession Number 1917.104
Title Guard ring Accession Number 1917.105
Title Hair cross Accession Number 1917.106

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Adornment

Dimensions

3/16 (W), 7/8 (diameter) (inches)

Accession Number

1917.102

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.