Watch chain

Object Number: 
1940.89
Date: 
1840-1880
Medium: 
Hair, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 5/8 x 5/8 x 5/8 in. ( 24.4 x 1.6 x 1.6 cm )
Description: 
Three-stranded hairwork watch chain with metal fittings at the ends with metal rings attached, and an adjustable security cuff at the center; the three narrow strands are identical, woven flat with a chain design running the lengths and having woven edges; the fittings and cuff are stamped with rinceau design; the ring at one end sits flat with the chain, the ring at the opposite end sits perpendicular to the chain.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Anna Roelker
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group