Watch Chain

Date

1850-1880

GUSN

GUSN-101334

Description

Brown hairwork watch chain of two woven chains joined together with gold mounts.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fobs
accessories
watches
CHAIN, WATCH

Additional Identification Number

780

Related Items

Title Hair chain Accession Number 1943.306
Title Hair bracelet Accession Number 1943.307
Title Hair bracelet Accession Number 1943.308

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Personal Gear

Accession Number

1943.307

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.