Bracelet

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1840-1880

GUSN

GUSN-101345

Description

Brown flat table-worked hair bracelet, gold plated clasp (half missing).

Details

Descriptive Terms

bracelets (jewelry)
Jewelry
Bracelet
Bracelet

Inscription

"Hair bracelet broken" (paper tag stitched to bracelet)

Additional Identification Number

791

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Adornment; Body Adornments

Dimensions

1/2 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

2007.15.7

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.