Watch chain

Object Number: 
1941.57
Date: 
1800-1880
Medium: 
Hair, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 12 x 5/8 x 1/4 in. ( 30.5 x 1.6 x 0.6 cm )
Description: 
Hairwork watch chain with goose neck clasp and eye fittings, adjustable charm holder at the center; the hair is woven in a tubular fashion, the hook element is in the form of a serpent.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. Herbert D. Halsey
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group