• Creator
  • Unknown
  • Created Date
  • 06/13/03
  • Description
  • Carved ivory pendant or charm; carved in shape of a long hoof. Bottom of gold with initials "GFHL" in circle, attatched to small braided hair loop. L 1 3/8". An example of the use of human hair in jewelry/keepsakes in the Antebellum years. It was considered the mark of a well-bred lady who could weave or crochet hair into something pretty and/or useful. American Communities in History; Antebellum Society and the Civil War; How we learn about c... more
    Carved ivory pendant or charm; carved in shape of a long hoof. Bottom of gold with initials "GFHL" in circle, attatched to small braided hair loop. L 1 3/8". An example of the use of human hair in jewelry/keepsakes in the Antebellum years. It was considered the mark of a well-bred lady who could weave or crochet hair into something pretty and/or useful. American Communities in History; Antebellum Society and the Civil War; How we learn about communities. 16 History. less
  • Format
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