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Pair of bracelets

Pair of bracelets

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1835 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Braided hair, gilt metal, glass, pasteboard lined with satin and velvet

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Miss M. B. Sparks

  • Museum number:

    T.341 to B-1965

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Pair of wide braided bracelets in dark brown hair, with gold gilt clasps, each containing an undulating rectangle of glass behind which a braid of dark blond to medium brown human hair is mounted. With their original case of black pasteboard lined with white satin and red velvet.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1835 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Braided hair, gilt metal, glass, pasteboard lined with satin and velvet

Object history note

Made in memoriam of Chas. Pratt, died 1828

Descriptive line

Pair of wide braided hair bracelets in a pasteboard case, England, 1835

Materials

Hair; Gilt; Human hair; Pasteboard; Silk satin; Silk velvet

Categories

Fashion; Jewellery; Death; Clothing

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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