Necklace

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1810-1830

GUSN

GUSN-101364

Description

Long thin rope of woven hair separated into five sections by round gold bands, rectangular clasp engraved "WD."

Details

Descriptive Terms

necklaces
NECKLACE

Inscription

"WD" (Engraved)

Additional Identification Number

810

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

1/16 in (W) (inches)

Accession Number

1937.905

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.

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