Brooch

Date

1850-1860

GUSN

GUSN-101201

Description

Gold over brass oval revolving style brooch, center set with palette worked curls over milk glass.

Details

Descriptive Terms

brooches
pins (jewelry)
glass (material)
brass (alloy)
BROOCH

Additional Identification Number

645

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

2 3/8 in x 2 1/8 in x 1/2 in (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1960.99

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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