Bracelet

Object Number: 
INV.12509e
Date: 
1846
Medium: 
Hair, gold
Dimensions: 
overall: 1/4 x 7 1/8 x 1 in.
Marks: 
engraved: center of clasp: "SAT 1846"
Description: 
Knotted hairwork bracelet with gold clasp fastener with fittings for safety chain (missing); a row of spiral design runs the center of the bracelet, flanked by rows of herringbone design; the clasp and fittings are engraved with acanthus leaves, inscription on obverse.
Gallery Label: 
According to a note found with this bracelet, it belonged to Sophie A. Turner of Brooklyn, New York, sister in law to John Pintard's granddaughter, Helen M. Davidson.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Helen M. Turner, 1918
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group