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

Object Type

Adornment; Body Adornments

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.