Bracelet

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1840-1860

GUSN

GUSN-101276

Description

Brown flat table-worked hair bracelet, gold clasp with scroll edge and foliate engraving, center set with a braid of brown hair under beveled glass, safety chain is attached to clasp.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bracelets (jewelry)
glass (material)
Jewelry
Bracelet
Bracelet

Additional Identification Number

722

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

3/4 x 3/16 (WxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

2007.15.9

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.