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Bracelet

Object Number: 
1954.47b
Date: 
1850-1890
Medium: 
Hair, gold, pearls, glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/2 x 3 x 1 3/4 in. ( 3.8 x 7.6 x 4.4 cm )
Description: 
Dark brown hair bracelet (possibly mourning?), with oval oculus clasp fastener surrounded by pearls; the hair is spool-knit and double-strand braided; the clasp has hair worked in Turk's knot beneath glass, surrounded by pearls set in a clover pattern; the fittings at the ends of the hair have etched rinceau design.
Credit Line: 
Gift of miss M. Gertrude Deavenport, in memory of her mother and sisters
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group