Hair Chain

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1812

GUSN

GUSN-101358

Description

Rope of woven hair, ends are frayed.

Details

Descriptive Terms

hair accessories
CHAIN

Additional Identification Number

804

Related Items

Title Hair Chain Accession Number 1937.904
Title Hair Necklace Accession Number 1937.905

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Adornment

Dimensions

1/16 in (W) (inches)

Accession Number

1937.904

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.