Bracelet

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

ca. 1870

GUSN

GUSN-101286

Description

Two rows of brown table-worked hair attached with gold diamond findings engraved with scrolls, safety chain on clasp has hair acorn drop.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bracelets (jewelry)
hair
gold (metal)
mourning
Bracelet

Inscription

"M. S. Shattuck" (Engraved)

Additional Identification Number

732

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Title Watch charm Accession Number 1927.1070
Title Brooch Accession Number 1927.1072
Title Bouquet holder Accession Number 1927.1079
Title Bouquet holder Accession Number 1927.1080
Title Bouquet holder Accession Number 1927.1081
Title Tortoiseshell back comb Accession Number 1927.1082
Title Tortoiseshell back comb Accession Number 1927.1083
Title Hair bracelet Accession Number 1927.1108
Title Hair bracelet Accession Number 1927.1109
Title Hair bracelet Accession Number 1927.1110
Title Necklace Accession Number 1927.1111
Title Necklace Accession Number 1927.1112
Title Slide buckle Accession Number 1927.1116

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Adornment

Dimensions

1 x 1/4 (WxD), 3 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss C. B. Dobson

Accession Number

1927.1110

Reference Notes

An identical bracelet is pictured in the facsimile of the A. Bernhard & Co. catalog reprinted in Bell, C. Jeannenne, "Collector's Encyclopedia of Hairwork Jewelry," (1998): 240. 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.