Charm

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1850-1880

GUSN

GUSN-101216

Description

Gold harp-shaped charm with hairwork in two colors.

Details

Descriptive Terms

charms
CHARM

Additional Identification Number

660

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

11/16 x 1/8 (WxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Estate of Miss Mabel Cummings

Accession Number

1963.401

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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