• Creator
  • Unknown
  • Created Date
  • 06/16/03
  • Description
  • Choker-type chain made out of brown braided hair. Has brass hook and clasp at ends, and a mother-of-pear and brass piece in the middle. Brass pieces are heavily decorated. L 14 1/2". Typical keepsake of the Victorian era. The hair was generally taken from loved ones as a keepsake and woven into something pretty and/or useful. Hair jewelry fell out of favor with the increasing availability and durability of photograph technology. American Commu... more
    Choker-type chain made out of brown braided hair. Has brass hook and clasp at ends, and a mother-of-pear and brass piece in the middle. Brass pieces are heavily decorated. L 14 1/2". Typical keepsake of the Victorian era. The hair was generally taken from loved ones as a keepsake and woven into something pretty and/or useful. Hair jewelry fell out of favor with the increasing availability and durability of photograph technology. American Communities in History; Antebellum Society and the Civil War; How we learn about communities. 16 History. less
  • Format
  • 1829.jpg