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Hairwork brooch from jewelry set
Brooch with tubular braided hair cinched at four equidistant points with tubular gold-alloy (est.) mountings that attach the braid to a gold frame. Attached to the top of the mounting is a heart-shaped shield from which is suspended an ornament of braided hair in heart-shaped gold mounting. A horizontal stick pin protrudes from the back. Part of a set with 8030.3.2-3. Made from donor's and sister's hair when they were young children.
Content Category: artifacts
1 1/2 inches height
1 1/2 inches width
3/4 inch depth
Used by: Cardozo, Nellie
Children and adolescents
Used in: Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Clothing. Women's Jewelry. Hair Jewelry
Clothing. Women's Jewelry. Sets
Creation: Not earlier than 1860 - Not later than 1870
Minnesota Historical Society Collections
|Holding Type||3D Objects|
8030.3.1 (Accession Number)