Bracelet

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1850-1880

GUSN

GUSN-101295

Description

Bracelet made of three rows of stretchable woven brown hair twisted together with three link hinged gold mount engraved with scroll pattern.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bracelets (jewelry)
BRACELET

Additional Identification Number

741

Maker

Unknown

Accession Number

1944.732

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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