Bracelet

Bracelet
Title
Bracelet
Date 
1850-1890
Medium 
Hair, gold, pearls, glass
Dimensions 
Overall: 1 1/2 x 3 x 1 3/4 in. ( 3.8 x 7.6 x 4.4 cm )
Description 
Dark brown hair bracelet (possibly mourning?), with oval oculus clasp fastener surrounded by pearls; the hair is spool-knit and double-strand braided; the clasp has hair worked in Turk's knot beneath glass, surrounded by pearls set in a clover pattern; the fittings at the ends of the hair have etched rinceau design.
Credit Line 
Gift of miss M. Gertrude Deavenport, in memory of her mother and sisters
Object Number 
1954.47b
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group