Pair of Bracelets

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1800-1830

GUSN

GUSN-101343

Description

Pair of brown table-worked hair bracelets, gold rectangular clasps engraved with the initials "DP."

Details

Descriptive Terms

bracelets (jewelry)
Jewelry
Bracelet
Bracelet

Inscription

"DP" (Engraved)

Additional Identification Number

789

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Adornment; Body Adornments

Dimensions

7/16 x 1/16 (WxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1923.285ab

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.