Necklace

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1860-1880

GUSN

GUSN-101340

Description

Table worked brown hair necklace with cross pendant, gold mounts separate the tube into round beads.

Details

Descriptive Terms

necklaces
NECKLACE

Additional Identification Number

786

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Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Adornment

Dimensions

3/8 in (W) (inches)

Accession Number

1932.648

Reference Notes

Illustrated in Sage, Adrienne, "Wealth, Style and Sentiment," Historic New England, Winter/Spring (2005): 6. 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.