Watch fob

Object Number: 
1941.60
Date: 
1800-1880
Medium: 
Hair
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 1/4 x 1 1/2 x 1/2 in. ( 28.6 x 3.8 x 1.3 cm )
Description: 
Hairwork watch fob with blonde and dark brown hair worked in half-hitch knots; the top is a suspension loop with adjustable choke; the overall design is three-stranded double chain woven links in blonde hair, broken at two points with horizontal brown and blonde woven bars; the bottom is trimmed with three tassels suspended from double chain links in dark brown hair.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. Herbert D. Halsey
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group