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Watch chain

Watch chain
Title
Watch chain
Date 
ca. 1860
Medium 
Hair, metal
Dimensions 
Overall: 25 1/4 x 7/8 x 3/8 in. ( 64.1 x 2.2 x 1 cm )
Description 
Brown woven hair watch chain with metal cuff at the center with loop to secure charm; both ends have metal fittings, one with eye for hook, one with chain and circular charm commemorating the Atlantic cable.
Credit Line 
Gift of Harry Hedges Mann
Object Number 
1942.485
Gallery Label 
The charm at the end of this watch chain is a commemorative representation of the laying of the Atlantic cable.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group