Bracelet

Bracelet
Title
Bracelet
Date 
1841
Medium 
Hair, gold
Dimensions 
overall (as found, clasped): 3/8 x 3 1/8 x 1/2 in. ( 1 x 7.9 x 1.3 cm )
Description 
Dark brown woven hair bracelet (mourning?), plaited on outer edges with openwork honeycomb pattern around center of band; gold clasp fastener with initials across center.
Credit Line 
Gift of Goodhue Livingston, 1951
Object Number 
INV.12691.30
Marks 
engraved: center of clasp: "ARA" engraved: reverse of clasp, center: "Dec. 7, 1841"
Gallery Label 
This bracelet came from a jewelry box from Adelaide L. Livingston (1852-1909).
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group