Cross Pendant

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1830-1845

GUSN

GUSN-101150

Description

Small brown hairwork cross pendant with metal terminals.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pendants (jewelry)
PENDANT, RELIGIOUS

Additional Identification Number

593

Related Items

Title Necklace Accession Number 1943.190
Title Bead bracelet Accession Number 1943.191
Title Bunch of milk white buttons Accession Number 1943.192
Title Chain Accession Number 1943.193
Title Hair pendant Accession Number 1943.194

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Personal Symbol

Dimensions

1 in x 3/16 in (WxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1943.194

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.