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

Related Items

Title Hair brooch Accession Number 1960.99
Title Hair cross Accession Number 1960.102
Title Hair brooch and earrings Accession Number 1960.103

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Personal Symbol

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.