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Hair bracelet

Object Number: 
INV.11943
Date: 
ca. 1870
Medium: 
Hair, silver, gilt, pearls, glass, textile
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 5/8 x 4 7/8 x 2 1/4 in. ( 4.1 x 12.4 x 5.7 cm )
Description: 
Woven dark brown hair bracelet (mourning?) with hair in metal framed oculus; hair is plaited in strands which are braided together; hair is arranged in scroll pattern and set with imitation pearls in oval silver gilt frame, 1870.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Catherine R. B. Mackie
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group