Watch Chain

Date

1840-1880

GUSN

GUSN-101333

Description

Watch chain consisting of four rows of hairwork held together with round gold mounts, clip and bar clasps.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fobs
accessories
watches
CHAIN, WATCH

Additional Identification Number

779

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

1/4 in (W) (inches)

Accession Number

1918.889

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.