Bracelet

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1850-1880

GUSN

GUSN-101272

Description

Brown table-worked hair bracelet, gold clasp with raised vertical lines.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bracelets (jewelry)
BRACELET

Inscription

Stamped with and eagle head, the French hallmark for 18 karat gold. (Hallmark)

Additional Identification Number

718

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

France

Dimensions

11/16 in x 1/8 in (WxD), 2 5/16 in (diameter) (inches)

Accession Number

1933.1175

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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