Bracelet

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1850-1880

GUSN

GUSN-101293

Description

Brown table-worked hair bracelet, gold rectangular clasp with an engraved floral border, center set with red glass stone.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bracelets (jewelry)
hair
gold (metal)
glass (material)
Bracelet

Additional Identification Number

739

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Title Miniature pendant Accession Number 1963.335
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Title Seal ring Accession Number 1965.52
Title Seal Accession Number 1965.53
Title Seal Accession Number 1965.54
Title Metal label with chain Accession Number 1965.55
Title Photograph on porcelain Accession Number 1965.55 a

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Adornment

Dimensions

9/16 x 1/4 (WxD), 2 3/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Huntly H. Gilbert

Accession Number

1963.369

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.