Brooch

Date

1853-1858

GUSN

GUSN-101237

Description

Gold leaf surrounded by eight brown table-worked hair rosettes, three pendant hair drops attached below, hinged pin and hook on reverse.

Details

Descriptive Terms

brooches
pins (jewelry)
BROOCH

Additional Identification Number

681

Related Items

Title Hair brooch Accession Number 1930.753
Title Wampum Shell Necklaces Accession Number 1930.754 ab

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Adornment

Dimensions

2 in x 1 1/2 in x 5/8 in (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1930.753

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.