Cross Pendant

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1850-1880

GUSN

GUSN-101147

Description

Blonde hairwork cross pendant with gold mounts.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pendants (jewelry)
PENDANT, RELIGIOUS

Additional Identification Number

590

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

15/16 in x 1/4 in (WxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1960.102

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.

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