Bracelet

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1860-1880

GUSN

GUSN-101285

Description

Brown table-worked hair bracelet, gold and black enamel clasp with canted corners, flowers along border and foliate scrolls and furled banner engraved at center.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bracelets (jewelry)
BRACELET

Additional Identification Number

731

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

15/16 in x 1/4 in (WxD), 3 3/16 in (closed) (diameter) (inches)

Accession Number

1938.1172

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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