Locket

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

ca. 1853

GUSN

GUSN-101198

Description

Gold oval locket, front engraved with an asymmetrical cartouche surrounded by acanthus leaves, inside compartments contain a tin type of a bust of Andrews Norton and a lock of gray hair, large gold pendant loop at top.

Details

Descriptive Terms

lockets
gold alloy
glass (material)
tintypes (prints)
Jewelry
Locket
Locket

Additional Identification Number

642

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Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Adornment; Body Adornments

Dimensions

2 3/8 x 1 5/16 x 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Susan Norton

Accession Number

1990.8

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.