Bracelet

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1840-1855

GUSN

GUSN-101282

Description

Brown table-worked hair bracelet, gold rectangular clasp set with brown and blonde hair under beveled glass.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bracelets (jewelry)
glass (material)
BRACELET

Inscription

"F. A. W." (Engraved)

Additional Identification Number

728

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of Ellen A. Robbins Stone

Accession Number

1933.2121

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.