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One of a pair of bracelets. Cast iron, very thin and delicate. Seven links. Worn by the ladies of Hungary as a sign of mourning after real jewels had been given to the patriots of Hungary. Given by the Countess Pulsky who with the Count came to America with Kossuth in 1852, to Mrs. Henry...

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Credit Line

Gift of Miss Alice M. Longfellow and Mrs. Joseph G. Thorp

German (Berlin), about 1850

Object Place

Berlin, Germany


6 cm (2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Metal; Iron




Jewelry / Adornment, Bracelets, Armlets