Bracelet

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1850-1880

GUSN

GUSN-101473

Description

Brown table-worked hair bracelet, gold plated rectangular clasp set with purple glass stone.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bracelets (jewelry)
human hair
gold (metal)
Bracelet

Additional Identification Number

920

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Title Cameo portrait of Isaac H. Russell Accession Number 1920.83
Title Hair bracelet Accession Number 1920.89
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Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Adornment

Dimensions

3/8 x 3/16 (WxD), 2 3/8 (diameter) (inches)

Accession Number

1920.89

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.