Brooch

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1800-1830

GUSN

GUSN-101206

Description

Gold octagonal brooch, center set with gold script "G" over tightly woven brown hair under glass, hinged pin and hook on reverse.

Details

Descriptive Terms

brooches
pins (jewelry)
glass (material)
Pin, Clothing
Brooch
Brooch

Additional Identification Number

650

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Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing; Clothing Accessories

Dimensions

15/16 x 11/16 x 1/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1927.884

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.