• Creator
  • Unknown
  • Created Date
  • 06/13/03
  • Description
  • Single stone stickpin; setting has four molded roses and thistles on outer edge, rope around stone is braid of human hair, set under glass. Long sticker/ pin is twisted in middle. L 3" x W 5/8". An example of Antebellum keepsake hair jewelry, common before the widespread availability of affordable, durable photographic prints. It was considered the mark of a well-bred lady who could weave or crochet hair into something useful and/or pretty. Am... more
    Single stone stickpin; setting has four molded roses and thistles on outer edge, rope around stone is braid of human hair, set under glass. Long sticker/ pin is twisted in middle. L 3" x W 5/8". An example of Antebellum keepsake hair jewelry, common before the widespread availability of affordable, durable photographic prints. It was considered the mark of a well-bred lady who could weave or crochet hair into something useful and/or pretty. American Communities in History; Antebellum Society and the Civil War; How we learn about communities. 16 History. less
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