Bracelet

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1845-1880

GUSN

GUSN-24268

Description

Woven hair bracelet. Nine strands of brown woven hair are braided together to form hand and held at each end w/ etched and fluted gold clasp. The gold clasp of the bracelet is a fluted oval w/ oval glass center holding a lock of braided hair. Bracelet has a short gold chain safety clasp.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bracelets (jewelry)
braiding
etching (corroding)
etching (printing process)
gold (metal)
hair
stamping (forming)
weaving
love
mourning
Gold Plate
Hair
Woven
Braided
Stamped
Etched
Love
Mourning
BRACELET

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

0.875 x 0.375 (WxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.5148