Bracelet

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1840-1870

GUSN

GUSN-101327

Description

Fourteen strands of brown table-worked hair joined together with vertical rows of gold beads, pierced brass rectangular clasp set with seven red glass stones.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bracelets (jewelry)
hair
glass (material)
brass (alloy)
Bracelet

Additional Identification Number

773

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Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Adornment

Dimensions

1 3/8 x 1/4 (WxD), 2 3/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss C. B. Dobson

Accession Number

1927.1108

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.