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Bracelet with locket for hair

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Gold bracelet with articulated links of blue and white enamel; locket in center holds a crystal compartment (originally for hair?) with gilt monogram inside. (Locket can be removed and worn as a pendant.) Engraved on reverse: "To Catherine Abbott Lawrence from her affectionate friend Angela G....

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Gift to the MFA, 1964

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Gift of Miss Aimée and Miss Rosamond Lamb

English, about 1852

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Overall: 3.3 x 19 x 1.1cm (1 5/16 x 7 1/2 x 7/16in.) Other (at locket): 3.5cm (1 3/8in.)

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Medium or Technique

Gold, enamel, and crystal


Textiles and Fashion Arts


Jewelry / Adornment, Bracelets, Armlets