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Bracelet

Bracelet
Title
Bracelet
Date 
1846
Medium 
Hair, gold, glass
Dimensions 
Overall: 1/4 x 7 1/8 x 1 in. ( 0.6 x 18.1 x 2.5 cm )
Description 
Knotted hairwork bracelet with gold clasp fastener with oculus at the center and 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 reverse.
Credit Line 
Gift of Helen M. Turner, 1918
Object Number 
INV.12509d
Marks 
engraved: reverse of clasp: "E.N.T. / 1846."
Gallery Label 
According to a note found with this bracelet, it belonged to Emily N. Turner, sister of Sophie A. Turner of Brooklyn, New York. Sophie was sister in law to John Pintard's granddaughter.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group